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Alaskans respond heavily to mixing zone proposal the state's spawning streams. "It was pretty overwhelming," said Nancy Sonafrank, water quality standards section manager for the state Department of Environmental Conservation. The comments were due Nov. 1 and a decision could be reached...
State misses deadline but plans to forge ahead with mixing zones

...diluted in order to meet water quality standards - within a month, said Nancy Sonafrank, water quality standards section manager for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. While the state plans to push forward with the rule, high-level...
Bill to prohibit mixing zones in freshwater

...mixing zone is not a free ticket to pollute," said Nancy Sonafrank, the department's water quality standards section manager. Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, the sponsor of the bill, said the change is too drastic because the department...
New study examines effects of ship waste

...Skagway, with potential environmental impacts from that development stretching up the coastline, said Doug Dasher, a section manager for water quality monitoring at the department of environmental conservation. On its journey, the team is collecting...
Northwest Digest

...migratory birds. "We're kind of on the front line, as far as the lower 48 states goes," Don Kraege, waterfowl section manager for the state Department of Fish and Wildlife, said Wednesday during a demonstration for reporters on how teams are...
Fuel off-loaded from tug

...contracted to the Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. as part of its oil spill prevention and response system and fell under the bigger program, said John Kotula, marine vessels section manager for the Department of Environmental Conservation.
Live clams key to geoduck industry health

...sites to the highest bidder. ``It's treated more as a business than a fishery,'' said Doug Williams, program section manager in Washington state. ``For every dollar we spend on the program we make 10.'' Washington has more geoducks to...
Alaska Digest

...very pleased with what they have done," said Becky Lewis, the Department of Environmental Conservation pipeline section manager with the Joint Pipeline Office. The exercise was conducted with a portable pipeline set up on the oil pipeline right...
Lena Point development plans under examination

...preliminary draft permit for the Lena Point sewer system as a way to focus discussion, said Tim Wingerter, statewide section manager for the domestic wastewater permitting program. The permit is under review, he said. "It will be different from...
Where does all the snow go?

...of government and regulatory agencies when it comes to snow dumping aren't well defined, said William Ashton, a section manager with the state Department of Environmental Conservation who covers stormwater and wetlands. "It's not terribly...


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