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Legislators file first round of bills

...scrubbing agent.The tiny plastic beads go down the drain and, because they're small enough to get past most water treatment systems, eventually end up in animal habitats where they are ingested by fish and birds, Josephson said in a statement...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-11/legislators-file-first-round-bills
Local | AK legislature
Federal government to bring indoor plumbing to remote village

...Edgerton, Wisconsin, which is receiving a $2.5 million grant and a $7.8 million loan to upgrade its aging water treatment system.The western Alaska village of Akiachak is receiving a $5 million grant that will go toward construction of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-24/federal-government-bring-indoor-plumbin
State
Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

...Edgerton, Wisconsin, which is receiving a $2.5 million grant and a $7.8 million loan to upgrade its aging water treatment system.The western Alaska village of Akiachak is receiving a $5 million grant that will go toward construction of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-23/feds-bring-indoor-plumbing-alaska-villa
State
KSM part III: 'A perfect storm' for mining push?

...transboundary pollution.There's also another concern: time."Without maintenance, these (dam structures and water treatment) systems will fail, and even with maintenance they will eventually fail," wrote Guy Archibald a mining expert for the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-04-11/ksm-part-iii-perfect-storm-mining-pu
Outdoors
ANTHC receives grant to study contaminants in Bering Sea

...bacterial impact of mercury that is transported by air from Asia, according to the project proposal. Village water treatment systems don't measure or treat the bacteria, but the researchers wrote that it could be found in village water sources...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-04/anthc-receives-grant-study-contaminants
State
Fairbanks-based company builds treatment plants in hostile locales

...Engineering Co. It's also been a fairly crazy one.The Fairbanks-based company, which designs and builds water treatment systems, found itself in the midst of its largest project- creating water and sewage plants to accommodate more than...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-15/fairbanks-based-company-builds-treatmen
State
Wastewater legislation moves to Senate floor

...leaves the ship and enters the marine ecosystem.In its preliminary report the advisory panel found that current water treatment systems on cruise ships cannot meet water quality criteria at the point of discharge for ammonia, copper, zinc and nickel...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-08/wastewater-legislation-moves-senate-flo
State
My turn: Tulsequah Chief Mine is misunderstood benefit to economy and environment

...the waste rock from new workings, engineered so that no drainage could escape the closed system. The elaborate water treatment system and tailings impoundments would be built over 8 miles away from the Taku River and well above the high water mark...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052705/opi_20050527002.shtml
Opinion
Cruise line to improve waste water management

...a ship that docks in Juneau several times this summer. The 853-foot cruise ship had been using a new waste water treatment system when the spill occurred. The new equipment changed the use of on-board storage tanks and a crewmember mistakenly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053003/loc_cruiseline.shtml
News
'Today' travel guru studies AK ship waste

...company has made. "We're going to give a tour here to show him our advanced wastewater treatment and ballast water treatment systems, and also show him how we connect to shore power," Dow said. "The Department of Environmental Conservation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060602/loc_todayshow.shtml
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