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Climate assessment warns of dire effects in Alaska

...pipelines, roads, and airports over the next 20 years. Permafrost thaw in rural Alaska will disrupt water supplies and sewage systems. Lakes in the southern two-thirds of Alaska have shrunk in the last 50 years because of permafrost thaw and evaporation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-07/climate-assessment-warns-dire-effects-a
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Kotlik residents head home, but water supplies low

...toilets, residents have been using "honey buckets," 5-gallon pails lined with garbage bags.The damage to the sewage system created a mess and a safety hazard."There is raw sewage on the ground, and there's water all over," Mike said...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-11-20/kotlik-residents-head-home-water-supplies-low
Wastewater legislation moves to Senate floor

...a mixing zone where the discharge can dilute. ADEC permits mixing zones with other dischargers such as municipal sewage systems.During the Senate Finance Committee hearing Friday morning, Sen. Anna Fairclough, R-Anchorage, said she had...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-08/wastewater-legislation-moves-senate-flo
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State water quality division requests $25 million

...Quality's short term goal is to clear up the entire backlog. Water Quality oversees its namesake resource in municipal sewage systems, as mine discharge and other water issues such as municipal grants and loans for matches to federal funds. They are...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-15/state-water-quality-division-requests-2
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Kotlik residents head home, but water supplies low

...toilets, residents have been using "honey buckets," 5-gallon pails lined with garbage bags.The damage to the sewage system created a mess and a safety hazard."There is raw sewage on the ground, and there's water all over," Mike said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-19/kotlik-residents-head-home-water-suppli
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Regulators inspect ship that dumped 40 tons of sewage

SEATTLE - State regulators have examined the sewage system of a cruise ship that earlier this month dumped more than 40 tons of human waste into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The Department...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051303/sta_shipdump.shtml
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Celebrating the Peli-can

...grant. Wasserman tried to get U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, an Alaska Republican who has helped get money for rural sewage systems through Congress, to attend Friday's grand opening. Stevens sent out a press release saying he couldn't make...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051502/loc_pelican.shtml
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Lena Pt. subdivision held up over fears about sewers

...several residents said they were worried that the proposed sewage system would not accommodate the 115 homes possible on the...are checked. Menzies also said it's possible the sewage system could contaminate ground water because of the high ground...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060502/loc_lenapt.shtml
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Ryndam spill estimate jumps to 40,000 gallons

...findings suggest the Ryndam discharged that much partially treated wastewater from the ship's sinks, showers and sewage system into Juneau's harbor, according to the Coast Guard. Holland America earlier estimated 250 gallons of partially...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082802/loc_spill.shtml
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AroundTown

...55 p.m., Douglas Library. Guest Joe Buck (CBJ Public Works Dir.) will present information on the existing sewage system. All North Douglas residents welcome to the meeting. Details: 463-3532. Wednesday, Oct. 20 Blood Drive, 9...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101804/loc_at.shtml
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