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Spud fraud plants farmers in jail

...that the best way to wreck the crop was using Rid-X, a chemical that's designed to dissolve solid materials in septic systems, prosecutors said.Erickson said the brothers need to serve prison time to reflect the seriousness of the crime...
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Two little words - 'The Shrine'

...facilities, and that requires money. This year the Shrine needs to install two pretreatment tanks and reconfigure its septic system. It isn't just a matter of serving our visitors - it is a matter of being good stewards and protecting the environment...
Photos: Behind the masks

...on Friday. The Gala, a fundraiser for the Shrine of St. Therese, included a sit down dinner, live music, silent auction, and outcry dessert auction. The goal is to raise $25,000 to pay for the Shrine's septic system upgrades.
City makes sewer expansion top priority for sales-tax revenue priority of the Assembly and the Planning Commission. "There is a health and safety concern for an on-site septic system," Healy said. "Depending on the use, a septic tank needs to be pumped every two years. A drain field should be...
Commission halts plans for Lena Point

...the size of the lots, considering that on-site septic systems need as much space as possible. But all of the neighbors...skeptical about the city's predicted success of septic systems. Miller questioned if subdivision was even legal...
Feeling the Crunch

...more, Telfer said. "If the lot is not connected to city sewers, it costs another $15,000 to put in an on-site septic system," he said. Richard Peterson of Lowpete Construction said because of the lack of buildable land, he doesn't know...
Remedies for housing crunch include sewers, a bridge, trimming red tape

...connected to city sewers. Developers can't build condominiums or apartments beyond the sewer system because on-site septic systems need space for drain fields and can't handle large waste volumes, City Engineering Director Roger Healy said...
Dyea gauges flood damage

...Neighbor Beryl Hosford and her husband don't expect to be able to live in their house for some time. Their well, septic system and generator were flooded, she said. "The water came in and didn't leave," she said. "It bottlenecked. It...
Why I don't want to move to Hawaii

...I saw the old crab pots growing mold on front lawns. I wished for the smell of low tide and my uphill neighbor's septic system. My empty stomach did a flip-flop. Sure Hawaii had ukuleles, real heat and sweet pineapple, but I didn't want...
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Agency OKs bonds for Mat-Su prison sewer project for the water and sewer utilities in an area where there had mainly been residential and agricultural wells, septic systems and outhouses has been unresolved since early spring. Borough officials promoted the prison project as a benefit...


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