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Effort focuses on increasing housing in Anchorage

...has been to listen what people want when it comes to housing, and to ask for opinions on topics like density, said Michele Brown, president of United Way of Anchorage.Other groups are looking at even smaller pieces of the complex, multifaceted...
United Way: Alaska short on housing help the state totals. Over the last six months 49 calls to 2-1-1 for housing assistance originated in Juneau, Michele Brown president the United Way of Anchorage said. Two requests were turned down for lack homeless shelter space in town...
'Today' travel guru studies AK ship waste

...Juneau, he and his camera crew conducted interviews with Gov. Tony Knowles and Environmental Conservation Commissioner Michele Brown, and observed the state's wastewater sampling program aboard the Holland America ship Veendam. "He kind of does...
My turn: When is enough, enough?

...government, environmental groups, local citizens, and the cruise ship industry. ADEC staff and I assisted Commissioner Michele Brown and the governor as this group considered cruise ship operations, resulting pollution and development of solutions...
Celebrity settles over air violations

...going to be in protracted litigation and that we're moving ahead with correcting the environmental problem," said Michele Brown, commissioner of the agency. The cruise line didn't want a big legal battle either, said Celebrity spokeswoman...
Groups dispute Greens Creek Mine bond

...and therefore were not subject to environmental scrutiny. Earthjustice is appealing the decision to DEC Commissioner Michele Brown on behalf of the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and the Northern Alaska Environmental Center. The group warns...
State Briefs

...matters it faces. The company declined Friday to comment beyond what was in the corporate filing with the government. Michele Brown, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, said she hadn't heard about the grand jury...
Murkowski transition team gets down to work issues. A sampling of people and issues by department: Department of Environmental Conservation: Commissioner Michele Brown said she has been working with Ernesta Ballard, a former timber industry consultant from Ketchikan, and Mead Treadwell...
State Briefs

...comprehensive and aggressive cruise ship waste management program," said Environmental Conservation Commissioner Michele Brown. The new rules also give state regulators access to vessels for the purposes of inspecting and monitoring waste treatment...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...go toward spill response equipment for Southeast. ``That's an area that's completely uncovered now,'' said Michele Brown, commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation. ``This was an area of great vulnerability...


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