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

...proposition on the August primary election ballot was unnecessary, they said, because mines are already properly disposing of their wastes. If that's the case, why did Red Dog agree earlier this summer to build a 55-mile pipeline to pump its wastewater to the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091808/opi_333852067.shtml
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
Floyd Dryden students weigh in on elections

...against an earthquake.According to the people who will be making this mine, the dams they want to build to keep the toxic wastes inside the area, will be kept safe. They said they would also be monitored for leaks. The chance of toxic waste being released...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-02/floyd-dryden-students-weigh-electio
Neighbors
Beyond Pebble: Protect the entire watershed

...restrict discharges of dredged or fill material, including mining wastes, into "waters of the United States," meaning those under federal...treatment forever or long term storage of toxic or acid-generating wastes.? Compensatory mitigation will not be self-sustaining...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-09/beyond-pebble-protect-entire-watershe
Opinion
Five Good Reads: Steve Quinn

...Anyone who likes Hemingway's love for bullfighting will enjoy Barnaby Conrad's offering from this 1945 novel. Conrad wastes no time bringing readers face-to-face with angst-ridden, revered bullfighter Pacote, who prepares for his last fight...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-12-12/five-good-reads-steve-quinn
Art
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
State
Juneau Empire Story Archive

U.S. wastes money on drug offenders A column By JASON...offenders at an alarming rate U.S. wastes money on drug offenders 082200 Oped 3...alarming rate Home>Archives> U.S. wastes money on drug offenders 35° Classifieds

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082200/Ope_money.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Letter: Mine wastes pose serious problems The Empire's Jan...if the mine shuts down. Letter: Mine wastes pose serious problems 012801 Oped 5 The...down. Home>Archives> Letter: Mine wastes pose serious problems 28° Classifieds

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012801/Ope_letter2.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...industry is doing to control and mitigate the wastes it creates. We need information. We...Guard are critically concerned about the wastes that enter our environment from cruise...industry is doing to control and mitigate the wastes it creates. We need information. We...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032200/Ope_myturnbrow.shtml

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