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Inletkeeper to test Cook Inlet water for Fukushima radiation

...seafood have shown that it is safe to consume, according to a joint Friday media release issued by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation and Department of Health and Social Services. Samples were collected from the Aleutian Islands and...
States concerned about proposed Coast Guard rules

...plans for tankers would be pre-empted by federal authority, Larry Hartig, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation told the Coast Guard in a May letter.The Coast Guard says it is simply restating its position and...
Bacterial monitoring to continue on the Kenai, starts again on the Kasilof

The Kenai Watershed Forum has been awarded a $96,000 grant to continue monitoring bacteria in the Kenai River.
Two Cook Inlet producers seek air permits

...Alaska LLC and Hilcorp Alaska, LLC are both seeking the OK to their permit applications from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Air Quality.The Air Permit Program is broken into two sections - Title I, and Title...
Funny River Horse Trail fire grows to 7,000 acres

As of Tuesday afternoon, the Funny River Horse Trail wildfire has spread to 7,000 acres and moved to the west and east along the shores of Tustumena Lake. Andy Alexandrou, public information officer for the Division of Forestry Kenai office said no structures have been threatened and no evacuation order has been issued.
Wildfire has not jumped Funny River road

A wall of dense smoke engulfed portions of the Kenai Peninsula Tuesday as a fire that started near the Funny River Horse Trail late Monday grew to consume more than 20,000 acres and stretch in a 10-mile line from Funny River Road to the shoreline of Tustumena Lake. Late Tuesday, the Alaska Interagency Incident Management Team reported that new mapping indicated the fire had grown in size.
Funny River wildfire doubles to 44,000-acres

...Advisories are in effect for Southcentral Alaska. Information about smoke is available from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation at CES is urging residents who live near the...
Borough plans Nikiski environmental investigation

...saw at least 4,200 gallons of oil waste and other pollutants in the early 1980s. Last summer the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation issued a permit to AIMM Technologies Inc. to build a drilling waste monofill storage site to the...
Flood Aware Fair attendance low

...allowed three minutes to speak.Attending agencies included: KPB Home builders Association, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, the Division of Mining Land and Water, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency...
Homer senior reclaims Caring for the Kenai title

With a plan to increase longevity and add environmental benefits to roofs in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District (KPBSD) by installing "Green Roofs" Homer High School Senior Katherine Dolma claimed the Caring for the Kenai (CFK) traveling trophy for Homer the second year in a row. "I've been working with Borough Assembly members and Dr.


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