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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-05/conservationists-concerned-cruise-ship-
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-27/juneau-faces-20-million-bill-sewage-sol
Local
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 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-08/budget-anti-discrimination-capital-cree
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...

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
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
State | Local

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