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Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

...change followed a debated preliminary report from a science advisory panel that found none of the advanced wastewater treatment systems on ships operating in Alaska waters could consistently meet water quality standards at the point of discharge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/conservationists-concerned-cruise-ship-
State | AK legislature
New rules proposed for cruise ship waste

...must be highly treated on board - clear with no visible solids by the time it is released from the vessel. Wastewater treatment systems to treat sewage and graywater are required on each permitted vessel.The biggest difference in the DEC's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-16/new-rules-proposed-cruise-ship-waste
Local
State water director talks cruise ships at Chamber

...cruise ships discharging in Alaska had advanced wastewater treatment systems," Hale said. "In order to operate in Alaska...gallons."The discharge from these (advanced wastewater treatment) systems is a clear liquid," said Hale. "It's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-09/state-water-director-talks-cruise-ships
State | Local
My Turn: Science panel's work ends as DEC's continues

...cruise ships that are already using the best wastewater treatment systems available, to have their permits issued under...spent millions of dollars to upgradeto Advanced Wastewater Treatment Systems. A panel of experts had concluded AWTS are...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-02-13/my-turn-science-panels-work-ends-decs
Opinion
Senate delays vote on wastewater bill

...for a science advisory panel, which, in a preliminary report last year, found that none of the advanced wastewater treatment systems on ships operating in Alaska waters could consistently meet water quality standards at the point of discharge...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-14/senate-delays-vote-wastewater-bill
State
Measure takes trash to task

...Northwest Cruiseship Association. Advanced wastewater treatment systems on board many ships operating in Alaska make...said. According to Cohen, cruise ships' wastewater treatment systems are not designed to do anything other than...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081706/loc_20060817006.shtml
News
My turn: Puff goes the magic on Measure 2

...and purchased on board. Are you kidding? Currently, all cruise lines and their 27 ships operate advanced wastewater treatment systems that meet and exceed standards set by the state of Alaska. Samples from these systems are tested both onboard...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082006/opi_20060820017.shtml
Opinion
Ryndam spill estimate jumps to 40,000 gallons

...spillage, the Coast Guard said. The Ryndam is one of five Holland America ships in Alaska that use an advanced wastewater treatment system. The Coast Guard and the state Department of Environmental Conservation continue to investigate the incident...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082802/loc_spill.shtml
News
Bayview looks for solution to sewage ills

Since Denice McPherson moved into the Bayview subdivision in 1984, the neighborhood has always had problems with its sewer system.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102004/loc_bayview.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...superintendent of Juneau's wastewater treatment system was sentenced Wednesday...superintendent of Juneau's wastewater treatment system was sentenced Wednesday...superintendent of Juneau's wastewater treatment system was sentenced Wednesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062101/Loc_SewageSentence.shtml

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