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Feds eye smoky ships

...eliminated enforcement due to budget cuts. That's when the Environmental Protection Agency became involved, said Steve Torok, EPA's senior representative in Juneau. ``Federal law requires if the state does not fulfill or carry out the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091099/Loc_paintchips.html
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...eliminated enforcement due to budget cuts. That's when the Environmental Protection Agency became involved, said Steve Torok, EPA's senior representative in Juneau. ``Federal law requires if the state does not fulfill or carry out the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091099/Loc_paintchips.shtml
Where are ships dumping waste?

...ships are allowed to dump raw sewage three miles offshore and may also dump ground-up food waste from their kitchens. Steve Torok, senior representative in Juneau for the Environmental Protection Agency, said marine pilots have called him out of...

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Loophole lets cruise ships dump pollution

...waste is far beyond what Anchorage pumps out daily into Cook Inlet. ``These are floating cities,'' EPA official Steve Torok said. But unlike factories and municipalities, cruise ships aren't governed by the same laws. ``They're regulated...

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Ship regs tough enough?

...included in the EPA's assessment report, to be issued this fall. That report could call for new regulations, said Steve Torok, senior EPA representative in Juneau. If new regulations are recommended, it's unclear whether they could be in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090500/Loc_Regs.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...these must be engaged to provide an effective national response,'' the March 31 memo states. Juneau EPA official Steve Torok confirmed the agency's effort. ``We'll be looking at every point in the petition,'' Torok said. In their...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041300/Loc_pollute.shtml
EPA to turn down Coeur tailings plan

...didn't appear to meet at least one requirement - that it would improve the mine's impact on the environment, said Steve Torok, senior Juneau EPA representative. Margaret Dowling, a Coeur spokeswoman, said the EPA letter was a step in a process...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060399/Loc_epa.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...included in the EPA's assessment report, to be issued this fall. That report could call for new regulations, said Steve Torok, senior EPA representative in Juneau. If new regulations are recommended, it's unclear whether they could be in...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090500/Loc_Regs.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...didn't appear to meet at least one requirement - that it would improve the mine's impact on the environment, said Steve Torok, senior Juneau EPA representative. Margaret Dowling, a Coeur spokeswoman, said the EPA letter was a step in a process...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060399/Loc_epa.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...permanently, said Oelklaus. However, Lindekugel, the conservationist, told the Forest Service he wasn't satisfied. Steve Torok of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wanted assurances the tailings wouldn't slide into Hawk Inlet, downhill...

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