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Kenai Peninsula leads statewide elodea fight

Although elodea wasn't discovered on the Kenai Peninsula until 2012, the peninsula is at the forefront of eradicating it. The invasive aquatic plant was discovered in Beck Lake, Daniels Lake and Stormy Lake, all in Nikiski. The U.S.
LNG may bring more Kenai River traffic

Managers are concerned that pressure on the Kenai River could increase if the Alaska LNG project goes through.
HEA's Energy Fair offers money saving solutions

...lowering their consumption," he said. At the ReGroup booth Deric Marcorelle, retired now from Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation was teaching the next generation about recycling."The borough is recycling everything they can...
Trip through slough provides different perspective

FAIRBANKS (AP) - Noyes Slough provides a behind-the-scenes tour of urban Fairbanks, complete with passage under nine bridges, glimpses into backyards and the occasional smell of sewage.
In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

ANCHORAGE - Flush toilets and running water are elusive dreams for Paul Dock and other residents of impoverished Alaska villages where indoor plumbing has historically cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to install in just one home.
WWII-era tugboat sinks in Gastineau Channel

...warnings and issued a radio broadcast as a precaution.Candice Bressler, a spokeswoman for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, said it wasn't immediately clear how much fuel or lube oil was onboard. A sheen was observed...

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is alleging that several cruise lines have violated Alaska air pollution regulations for years.
Lake Hood Elodea may threaten Kenai Peninsula

...International Airport or the Lake Hood Pilots Association to apply herbicides without a permit from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation would be "highly illegal.""It is up to airport management to apply for an emergency permit to...
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...260-5629 or email for a scholarship ticket. DEC plans workshops The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation will host a public workshop about proposed changes to the Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency...
Kenai wastewater treatment plant a future priority for funding

...year's budget. In its Wednesday meeting, the Kenai City Council designated a grant sought from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation for upgrades to the city wastewater treatment plant as the top priority for the state funding Kenai...


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