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Wastewater legislation moves to Senate floor

...opposition.If passed, the bill would sunset an advisory panel convened to report on wastewater discharge science and treatment technology. The Science Advisory Panel released a preliminary report late in 2012.The bills also do away with a 2006 cruise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-08/wastewater-legislation-moves-senate-flo
State
My Turn: Science panel's work ends as DEC's continues

...are also periodically renewed and updated to incorporate changes in our standards and to take advantage of new treatment technologies. House Bill 80, legislation currently before the Alaska Senate, deals with treated wastewater from cruise...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-13/my-turn-science-panels-work-ends-decs
Opinion
Wastewater bill on final leg of journey

...ratchet up requirements for new and more effective treatment technology and practices, she said.Giessel pointed to the...panel met over a dozen times to discuss wastewater treatment technology and science and provide reports to the DEC wastewater...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-18/wastewater-bill-final-leg-journey
State
Cruise ship wastewater standards testimony heard

...state-selected science advisory panel have said water treatment technology will not exist by 2015 at an economically feasible...as long as ships used the best available water treatment technology that is economically feasible. Testing at the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-28/cruise-ship-wastewater-standards-testim
State
Wastewaster bills meet in Senate

...discharge and wastewater treatment technology and make recommendations...use the most advanced waste treatment technology that is economically feasible...Meyer R-Anchorage said treatment technology could improve over time...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-02-07/wastewaster-bills-meet-senate
Local
Public input builds on wastewaster legislation

...public testimony.If passed, the act would sunset a science panel convened to report on wastewater discharge and treatment technology. The Science Advisory Panel released its preliminary report late in 2012. A final report is currently scheduled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-08/public-input-builds-wastewaster-legisla
State
Cruise industry wins wastewater mixing zones

...discharged wastewater.Proponents of the bill said the cruise industry is using the best available wastewater treatment technology and still can not meet all point-of-discharge requirements. They argued that the cruise industry should be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-19/cruise-industry-wins-wastewater-mixing-
State
Local Briefs

...the technology are making Alaska voyages this summer. The company also is developing cutting-edge wastewater treatment technologies. Williams came to Southeast in 1999 to apologize for the company's pollution of Gastineau Channel and Lynn...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082001/Loc_briefs.shtml
Local
Calmer cruise waters

...waste or untreated graywater within a mile of shore or at a speed of under 6 knots. Exceptions are made when treatment technologies are shown in advance to reduce pollutants to acceptable levels. All three alleged violations announced by the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082101/Loc_cruiseships.shtml
Local
Panel takes next step towards wastewater report for DEC

...effective and economically feasible current and emerging cruise ship wastewater pollution prevention, control and treatment technologies, and perform an analysis of the environmental costs and benefits of implementing new methods and technologies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102410/loc_725328147.shtml
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