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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...
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...
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...
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...
Alaska village facing water shortages gets outside help

...Minnesota churches that donated at least $1,600 for fuel that was used to run the Inupiat Eskimo community's water treatment system.Other partners, including the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and the Northwest Arctic Borough, coordinated...
Public input builds on wastewaster legislation report is currently scheduled for release in 2015. In its preliminary report the panel found that current water treatment systems on cruise ships cannot meet water quality criteria for four substances at the point of discharge. No technology...
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...
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...
'Today' travel guru studies AK ship waste 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...
Agencies right to question mine proposal

...apparently with only three design modifications - a pipeline diversion around Lower Slate Lake, a reverse osmosis water treatment system, and capping of tailings. Objectivity of the state's position is questionable because Gov. Murkowski prevailed...


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