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Emergency effort begins to kill invasive plant remove an invasive plant species that has moved in to the floatplane area of Anchorage's Lake Hood.State environmental officials gave emergency authorization and other speedy permitting and funding to deal with elodea, a leafy, long-stemmed...
State Briefs

State warns of PSP danger from Excursion Inlet mussels ANCHORAGE - State environmental officials Tuesday issued a warning about paralytic shellfish poisoning in Excursion Inlet mussels. Seven people experienced symptoms, and...
Alaska Digest

...airlifted by helicopters managed to lighter another 142,000 gallons of fuel from the freighter's tanks. State environmental officials are waiting to see whether the usually ferocious winter storms in the area finish the cleanup job on 26 remaining...
Truck crash spills acid onto tundra

...occurred Tuesday when a tanker truck overturned at the oil field. The driver of the truck was not hurt. State environmental officials said the truck slipped off a gravel road. The spilled mixture covered a patch of tundra about 50 by 150 feet...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Talkeetna in December. But with the cleanup dragging into its third month and spring breakup drawing nearer, state environmental officials say they are concerned about the sudden change. The fuel spilled when 15 tanker cars derailed near Gold Creek...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Knowles administration started seeking review from a group called the International Joint Commission after state environmental officials began worrying about the potential impacts of the mine on the Taku River watershed, one of the more productive...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...that tumbled down a 25-foot embankment. One of the 23,000-gallon tankers leaked nearly 600 gallons, state environmental officials said. The railroad maintains the spill was less than 100 gallons. Spill cleanup has been completed, and...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...underground pipeline may have leaked up to 80,000 gallons of jet fuel in an Anchorage neighborhood, according to state environmental officials. The contamination was initially blamed on a nearby gas station, but a lawsuit over cleanup costs led to...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...neighborhood, according to state environmental officials. The contamination was...neighborhood, according to state environmental officials. Fuel leaks from pipeline...neighborhood, according to state environmental officials. Home>Archives> Fuel...
Methanol spills from Prudhoe pipeline

ANCHORAGE - State environmental officials on Tuesday reported a toxic spill of methanol at the Prudhoe Bay oil field managed by BP PLC. Sound off on the important issues...


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