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Court says coal discharge into bay is illegal

...on this quickly, and they will get a permit and make improvements to keep this from happening in the future," said Russ Maddox, a Sierra Club volunteer and activist, by phone from Seward.A spokesman for the Alaska Railroad did not immediately...
Alaska Railroad take steps to reduce coal dust

...direction, they don't go far enough to protect the health of residents breathing the dust on a daily basis, said Russ Maddox, who has lived in Seward since 1981 and is working with the Alaska Center for the Environment on coal dust issues in...
Coal dust becoming an ugly problem in Seward

...locked cars, inside boats. Folks come back after the winter and find piles of it inside their locked up boats," said Russ Maddox with the Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance. That local group has tried for years to fix the problem, and now...
Alaska Digest

...byproduct of coal combustion that can be deadly to fish, plants and wildlife. "The public is not behind it," said Russ Maddox, board member of Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance. Coal-fired power plants are the biggest source of mercury...
Cruise ship accidentally pins whale

...striking a healthy whale and then perfectly balancing the carcass on the ship's bow "exceedingly unlikely." But Russ Maddox, a board member of Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance, questioned how the company could reach that conclusion...
My Turn: Favors and payoffs are the norm in politics

...We need to get the big money out of our political system before it is too late: There is no more profound threat to our nation and our way of life than the selling of our elections and lawmaking powers. Russ Maddox is a Seward resident.
Regulators cite AK railroad after coal dust complaints

...the community." The DEC response represents progress in a statewide effort from several environmental groups, said Russ Maddox, a board member of the Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance, a citizen group in Seward. Maddox and others have...

Russ Maddox
My turn: When money is speech, speech isn't free

...prevent the buying both of elected offices and political influence - not free speech as intended by our Bill of Rights. Russ Maddox directs Communities for Democracy in Alaska. He lives in Seward. Jeff Milchen is the founder of ReclaimDemocracy...


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