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Police & Fire for Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015

...14, killing the salmon, then throwing them over the side of his boat, leaving them to waste. Hotka was issued a strict liability citation for waste of sport caught fish.? On Friday, Alaska Wildlife Troopers contacted 33-year-old James...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-01/police-fire-tuesday-sept-1-2015
Local
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...talk and news calling the renaming "yet another example of government overreach" or just "offensive" seems like one big waste of time and energy on a stance that has no teeth and only makes the critics look like they haven't done their homework. Oh...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-02/empire-editorial-denali-wrong-made-ri
Opinion
My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...governing arctic shipping.The Polar Code requires that shippers plan their routes to avoid marine mammals and bans dumping oily wastes and garbage. It imposes important rules regarding design, mariner training and search and rescue for ships operating in remote...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-24/my-turn-sailing-arctic-seas-oval-offi
Opinion
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...with Alaska. Those so-called "transboundary mines" have raised concerns among fishermen and activists who fear that a mine waste spill could dump billions of gallons of toxin-laced byproducts into rivers that feed the Southeast salmon industry.Last...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-30/kerry-talks-tech-solution-climate-chang
State
My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...North Slope and in Cook Inlet. This occurs despite the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's policies to minimize waste. When one considers the polls showing that Alaskans strongly support action to address climate change, and the frequent news...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-30/my-turn-president-has-right-spotlight
Opinion
Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...hard-and-fast rule about how much a society should spend on health care. But there's widespread agreement that the United States wastes too much. Other competing priorities such as education and infrastructure can get short- changed.Medicare, which turns...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-29/health-care-spending-accelerate-us-re
Not For Web
My Turn: Waste: An entitlement of the wealthy

...natural resources?The food we waste in America offers a good example...we combine our household food waste with that from restaurants and...The inconvenient truth is that waste is an entitlement of the wealthy...fuels and sending the resulting wastes into the air and oceans. Here's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-07/my-turn-waste-entitlement-wealthy
Opinion
BC mines minister comes to Juneau

...threaten the fishing industry in Southeast Alaska.Since the Mount Polley accident spilled several billion gallons of mine waste into BC rivers last year, attention has focused on five mines in particular: The Tulsequah Chief in the Taku River watershed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-24/bc-mines-minister-comes-juneau
State
My Turn: A case for Climate Change investment

...creative and sustainable solutions. We will consider zero-emission transit, renewable energy produced on site, reduced waste, efficient buildings and more.? We hope to receive ideas from Alaskans and the tourism industry for a re-designed master...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-25/my-turn-case-climate-change-investmen
Opinion
Gov. Walker: Alaska needs to collaborate, not litigate, on Medicaid expansion

...Medicaid expansion and reform.It's time we all work through our differences and pull together. It doesn't make sense to waste money suing each other, especially when the budget is so tight we are laying off teachers, cutting troopers and grounding...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-23/gov-walker-alaska-neesds-collaborate-no
Opinion

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