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Ship company, engineer reach deal in Alaska pollution case

...dump untreated oily bilge water over the side of the 603-foot ship, bypassing the oil-water separator and other pollution control equipment, prosecutors said."Nobody knows exactly how much oily waste is illegally dumped from ships, but as...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-13/ship-company-engineer-reach-deal-alaska
State
My Turn: Transboundary mines a looming problem

...finance long-term waste management and perpetual pollution control. They are also needed to compensate for economic...sites and the need for virtually perpetual water pollution control. At the same time, the momentum for weak regulations...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-07/my-turn-transboundary-mines-looming-pro
Opinion
Carnival to cut pollution from cruise ships

...space for such equipment. Anyone that has taken a cruise knows that it's tight quarters.Royal Caribbean and Norwegian cruise lines have already agreed to reduce emissions. They too will test out different pollution control technologies.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-05/carnival-cut-pollution-cruise-ships
State
Critics say fines show Shell not ready for Arctic

...to install some required air pollution control equipment, failed to properly...high enough temperatures for pollution control equipment to treat exhaust...Shell declined to install pollution controls on the Discoverer's propulsion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-08/critics-say-fines-show-shell-not-ready-
State
Senate candidates weigh in on Arctic issues

...international bureaucracy should ever be allowed to tax and regulate Alaska businesses, impose 'climate change' and pollution controls on us, and redistribute our technology and wealth."National Security: With the balance of world power shifting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-23/senate-candidates-weigh-arctic-issues
State | AK legislature
State to Chieftain: Keep us in the loop

...letter asking Chieftain Metals to be forthcoming with information concerning the shutdown and eventual restart of pollution controls at the Tulsequah Chief mine in British Columbia.Chieftain Metals announced it would shut down a $9 million interim...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-20/state-chieftain-keep-us-loop
Local
My turn: Is an operating mine needed to clean up the Tulsequah Chief site?

...Flannigan Slough. When metal prices dropped Cominco abandoned the site without undertaking any decommissioning or pollution control. As the current owner of the Tulsequah Chief site, Chieftain is responsible for remediating the historic acid mine...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-08-20/operating-mine-needed-clean-tulsequah
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: A way forward: Cheaper power, less pollution

...in the consent decree.GVEA officials said the pollution control work will cost about $40 million. That's on...GVEA officials expect that even with the additional pollution controls, restarting the Healy plant will bring us much...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-10-14/alaska-editorial-way-forward-cheaper-
Opinion
Alaska editorial: All clear - Healy restart plan passes 30-day test

...GVEA has agreed to install about $40 million of pollution controls at the plant. The utility cooperative will also...by two years the installation of $5 million in pollution controls at the adjacent Healy No. 1 power plant.Getting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-11-22/alaska-editorial-all-clear-healy-rest
Opinion
Coast Guard investigates Arctic drill ship

...Dutch Shell PLC for Arctic drilling off Alaska's coast is under investigation for problems with crew safety and pollution control equipment, the Coast Guard said Thursday.The Noble Discoverer, owned by Noble Corp., was ordered for more than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-28/coast-guard-investigates-arctic-drill-s
State

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