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STATE EDITORIAL: Red Dog settlement suggests state mining rules could be tighter

...properly disposing of their wastes. If that's the case, why...600 times since 2002. Treated waste from Red Dog eventually goes...mining from disposing of mining waste in any way that would harm humans...After years of disposing of the waste in a river that supplies drinking...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091808/opi_333852067.shtml
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
Film Series raises awareness in advance of Paris climate talks

...biomass fuels - wood, sawmill wastes, fish byproducts, and municipal waste - can be converted to compost...practice of shipping processed waste bio-solids south to an Oregon...where to dispose of hazardous waste, batteries, cell phones...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-04/film-series-raises-awareness-advance-pari
Art
Study links swarm of quakes in Texas to natural gas drilling

...Ellsworth of the USGS. Removing the saltwater changes the underground pressure, Hornbach said.But the deep injection of the wastes still is the principle culprit, Ellsworth said. The controversial method of hydraulic fracturing or fracking, even though...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-22/study-links-swarm-quakes-texas-natura
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
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
EPA fines firms in 2010 Anchorage hazardous waste case

...mismanagement of hazardous Anchorage construction waste in 2010.The Environmental Protection...Recovery Act. The law requires hazardous waste be transported with EPA approval to EPA-approved...numbers prior to transporting hazardous waste, prepare a hazardous waste manifest...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-08/epa-fines-firms-2010-anchorage-hazardou
State
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...wilderness from all the toxic waste that the mine will release into...want to build to keep the toxic wastes inside the area, will be kept...leaks. The chance of toxic waste being released in the air is...leakage of the chemicals and toxic waste into the air will destroy an...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-02/floyd-dryden-students-weigh-electio
Neighbors
Empire Editorial: Climate change - it's 'a thing'

...it's hard to be sure.Great. Now what?We think the Senate should quit worrying about who's to blame (pointing fingers wastes time, after all) and should instead get on with educating people on what they can do and what smart choices they have to make...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-28/empire-editorial-climate-change-its-t
Opinion
Souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

...their shells. But scientists presume that doing so has a cost; the more damage the shell sees, the more energy the animal wastes, potentially leading to premature death."This has a huge impact on that animal's ability to swim, on the animal's ability...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-01/souring-seas-eating-away-tiny-creatures
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