Hidden Valley, Hidden Controversy: A housing project competes with landfill dreams and government realities

...the facility would be located at either the Mendenhall Treatment Plant near the airport or the Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant on Thane Road.Watt said a majority of the sludge comes from the Mendenhall Plant, so a location closer...
Midweek snowfall dropped more than 7 inches on Juneau

...inches were reported. At the base of Eaglecrest, it was 6 inches of snow. Downtown Juneau, measured at the wastewater treatment plant, received 4.2 inches of snow. Outer Point, on the west side of Douglas Island, received 5 inches...
Conservationists concerned with cruise ship rules

...The 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...
State | AK legislature
Juneau faces $20 million bill for sewage solution

...Elfers of the Public Works Department recommended design and construction of a thermal dryer at the Juneau-Douglas Wastewater Treatment Plant, to be completed by April 2017. The original proposal for a biosolids dryer was outlined in an evaluation...
City slashes funding requests

...priorities, while the biosolids disposal plan was rejected. Biosolids, or the sludge leftover from Juneau's wastewater treatment plants, are currently being shipped to Oregon at a cost of $2 million annually. Assemblywoman Kate Troll expressed...
Juneau delegation outlines priorities

...that means consideration of water, wastewater and solid waste projects. For Haines, it means consideration of wastewater treatment upgrades, and beginning essential work on the Lutak Dock. For Skagway, it means consideration of support for...
Local | AK legislature
Juneau's trash builds as disposal solutions stall

...a consolidation of solid waste and sludge from wastewater treatment plants into one mass incineration, landfill burial...Biosolids, the leftover sludge form Juneau's three wastewater treatment plants, must be dried out with a heat dryer before...
$60M awarded in tribal housing grants Browning and Heart Butte.- $600,000 to the Seneca Nation Indian Tribe of New York to replace a failing wastewater treatment plant.- 826,926 to the Pueblo of Zuni Housing Authority of New Mexico to rehabilitate 18 housing units. The...
Diesel spill leaks into city's wastewater

...drain into the Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant Tuesday morning, according...The leak disrupted the wastewater treatment process and prompted an Alaska...drain leading toward the wastewater treatment plant," Sanchez said in...
CCTHITA: Burglars stole $20K worth of items, caused Tuesday fuel leak

...down a drain that led directly to the Mendenhall Wastewater Treatment Plant, city and state officials said the site on Monday.The leak disrupted the wastewater treatment process on Tuesday, but it is not likely to have...


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