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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-18/city-slashes-funding-requests
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-05/juneaus-trash-builds-disposal-solutions
Local
$60M awarded in tribal housing grants

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-07/60m-awarded-tribal-housing-grants
State
Empire editorial misses the cost of Juneau sewage

...through risers from branches of that pipe. The initial costs would be high, but the costly, energy-intensive wastewater treatment process would be simplified and money would not have to be spent rebuilding that portion of the treatment plant...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-03-07/empire-editorial-misses-cost-juneau-s
Letters
Restaurant faces penalty for unpaid utilities

...residential development could happen along the road, Watt said; the city could use parts of the land for new water and wastewater treatment plants, for example. The public could use the newly accessible land for "subsistence, hunting, recreation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-25/restaurant-faces-penalty-unpaid-utiliti
Local
New rules proposed for cruise ship waste

...Wastewater 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
A mountain for Jon Scribner

...of the cultivators of the Village Safe Water Program - made a heck of a difference statewide - cleaner water, wastewater treatment ... Because he worked for four different governors, it speaks to his capacity to get things done," Scott said...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-03-01/mountain-jon-scribner
Outdoors
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 earlier...re-inspect the site on Monday.The leak disrupted the wastewater treatment process on Tuesday, but it is not likely to have...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-25/ccthita-burglars-stole-20k-worth-items-
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-24/diesel-spill-leaks-citys-wastewater
Local
State water director talks cruise ships at Chamber

...standards for cruise ship wastewater treatment are already as high as they...discharging in Alaska had advanced wastewater treatment systems," Hale said...the output of Juneau's wastewater treatment plants to that of a cruise...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-09/state-water-director-talks-cruise-ships
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