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Battle over blackwater

...chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Alaska Southeast and a member of the Alaska Cruise Ship Initiative Science Advisory Panel for Wastewater in the early 2000s, said the worry about pumping treated sewage into a protected port area is that...
Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

...ships meet certain standards for treatment of discharge. The change followed a debated preliminary report from a science advisory panel that found none of the advanced wastewater treatment systems on ships operating in Alaska waters could consistently...
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Wastewater legislation moves to Senate floor

...discharge science and treatment technology. The Science Advisory Panel released a preliminary report late in 2012.The...the information from the cruise ship wastewater Science Advisory Panel does not reflect those concerns. She asked DEC Director...
Senate delays vote on wastewater bill

...expire in 2015.That measure also called for a science advisory panel, which, in a preliminary report last year, found...assertion the department ever tried to mislead the Science Advisory Panel.""The panel was informed that their work could...
Wastewater bill on final leg of journey

...more effective treatment technology and practices, she said.Giessel pointed to the preliminary report from a Science Advisory Panel created by the state Legislature in 2009. The panel met over a dozen times to discuss wastewater treatment technology...
Panel takes next step towards wastewater report for DEC

The Science Advisory Panel's two-day session resulted in an outline for a draft report...sources," she said. Lincoln Loehr, an oceanographer on the Science Advisory Panel, was pleased with the progress made in the third and final session...
Park Service maintains cruise ship status quo at Glacier Bay

...the bow of a cruise ship in order to have mandatory speed limits?" The Park Service plans to put together a science advisory panel to make further recommendations on cruise-ship management in Glacier Bay. Empire reporter Masha Herbst contributed...
My turn: DEC is cheapening definition of 'best technology available'

...of treatment is sufficient or expeditious for the industry. As to the comment about my being "unfit" for the science advisory panel, I was strongly encouraged by DEC to apply, was graciously accepted and then dismissed three weeks later following...
State seeks experts for cruise ship science advisory panel

...and evaluate associated installation issues. The science advisory panel is being constituted as required by House Bill...information on the Cruise Ship Program and on the science advisory panel including panelist bios, visit www.dec.state...
Alaska editorial: An odd firing

There's been a strange turn of events at the state's cruise ship wastewater treatment science advisory panel. That's the newly formed group that will advise the Department of Environmental Conservation on how the ships can best meet...


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