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State seeks experts for cruise ship science advisory panel

...organization (NGO) seat on its cruise ship wastewater science panel. The 11-member volunteer panel will look at wastewater technologies and evaluate associated installation issues. The science advisory panel is being constituted as required by...
Cruise ship panel boots Haines scientist

...more time for the industry to comply with environmental regulations. The panel is charged with examining new wastewater technologies and advising the state whether they might work for cruise ships operating in Alaska. Cohen was appointed to...
Alaska editorial: An odd firing

...decided Cohen was too much of an advocate to serve on a science panel that advises DEC about the best available wastewater technologies and their economic feasibility. Why did the state change its mind about Cohen in less than a month? It's...
State mulls wastewater limits

...Program Manager Denise Koch said. The state allowed interim limits so cruise lines could figure out ways to improve wastewater technology onboard their ships. The proposed limits are slightly more strict than the past two years' limits, Koch said...
Cruise ship wastewater standards testimony heard

...was a great honor. However, the decision by her fellow panel members to recommend mixing zones with current wastewater technology forced her to submit a letter of dissent to the DEC Commissioner Larry Hartig, she said.During testimony Ridgeway...
Wastewater bill gets first reading on Senate floor

...Tribes of Alaska] and they had concerns about creating these mixing zones in perpetuity."Egan said cruise ship wastewater technology is "impressive." "But they all don't comply," Egan said. "I guess my compromise is to try to give them...
State seeks experts for a cruise ship wastewater panel to serve on an 11-member science advisory panel. The volunteer panel will look at current and innovative wastewater technologies and evaluate installation issues. It will advise the state department on whether cruise ships are using technologically...
Water quality specialist to challenge new wastewater rules

...required DEC to write the new permit, gave more time for ships to comply and created a science panel to study wastewater technology that might best suit industry operations. Cohen had been appointed to the panel but was removed in January by...


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