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Stolen cobalt-60 found abandoned

...put out an alert in six central states and the capital looking for it.The truck was taking the cobalt to a nuclear waste facility in the state of Mexico, which is adjacent to Mexico City.Eibenschutz said earlier that direct exposure to cobalt-60...
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When drains won't do, Juneau's landfill does

...service about 30 cars a day."The event is from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Friday and Saturday at the CBJ Hazardous Waste Facility at 5436 Commercial Boulevard. On Mondays, businesses that generate small amounts of waste can drop it off by appointment...
Biofuel company to begin residential oil collection

...Juneau about two months ago. As part of the company's contract with the city, the truck is parked at the hazardous waste facility, 5436 Commercial Blvd., city Solid Waste Coordinator Jim Penor said. The city pays for the waste oil, which will...
California company eyes Ketchikan for wood waste facility

A California company is considering Ketchikan for a plant that would convert wood waste and garbage into ethanol. Mike Kauhfer, vice president of marketing for Nova Fuels, said his company may build a plant that would produce 15 million to 16 million gallons of ethanol a year.
My turn: Clearing the air about Cascade Point

...Alaska's waters and the resources of Berners Bay. Last spring, when the court ruled that the Kensington's proposed waste facility was illegal, we offered to work with Coeur to redesign the mine, and our talks with Coeur have been productive...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...has worked on projects in Juneau and Petersburg such as the capital city's new skateboard park. A Skagway solid waste facility was selected as Project of the Year, and two students and an adult received top honors in a contest to build the...
Trash plant: a boon to region?

...representatives of local governments and business interests. Duff Mitchell, chief operating officer of Kake Tribal, said the waste facility could handle 100 tons a day. Southeast communities generate up to 135 tons of municipal waste a day, and the plant...
Fluoride has too many risks

...use that $70,000 for fluoride (and the estimated $700,000 that the city needs to construct a new hazardous waste facility for fluoride storage), to hire a dental expert for the schools who will medically, topically and effectively provide...
City update on trash, recycling status

...Management also has separate time on the agenda for a contract for management of a new recycling and household hazardous waste facility.In other business, the COW is expecting to hear an update from Brian Meissner of ECI/Hyer Architecture & Interiors...
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My turn

...of port. Finally the vendor rationalized that since the city is allowing North Douglas to emit raw sewage and our waste facility and wood stove users are allowed to smoke up the area, what's the problem? Such comments reinforce my belief that...


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