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...attracted hundreds of millions of dollars from venture capitalists and government financing.Sometimes the microbes or chemical treatments used to break down the plant matter were too expensive or didn't work fast enough.Other times, the problems...

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Funds granted for 2 Peninsula-based conservation projects

...chosen after Fish and Game held public scoping meetings last spring. The options ranged from netting the area to chemical treatment, Massengill said. They felt Rotenone was cost effective, the best chance at success and the safest method for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-01-06/funds-granted-for-2-peninsula-based-
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Borough hears concerns about invasive elodea plant

...samples from Stormy Lake to a company that makes Fluridone. Morton said the group hopes to be applying some sort of a chemical treatment to the lakes by July.Refuge management has provided $40,000 to the effort, which could be used to treat both...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-09/borough-hears-concerns-about-invasiv
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Some good news on the fishing front

...species. Government agencies have tested a number of techniques to address pike-infested lakes, from netting to chemical treatment. Pike in Stormy Lake were of particular concern because of the lake's proximity to the Swanson River, and its...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-06-14/some-good-news-on-the-fishing-fro
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$871M DOT budget includes roads, airports, more

...not known how big the facility will be, nor the type of structure. It could be anything from a holding pond to a chemical treatment plant, Parrott said. The dollar figure is an estimate at this point, Parrott said, and does not necessarily...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010411/new_765288538.shtml
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Stormy Lake pike getting attention, input

...and bad points." Massengill said there are two options that would be preferable: draining the lake or using a chemical treatment called Rotenone, which would be the cheapest option at $250,000. Rotenone is a chemical used for fish populations...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052711/new_835881397.shtml
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Denise Lake plan could be devastating

...concerns regarding northern pike and to "hear from landowners and others ... if support exists" for a rotenone chemical treatment of Denise Lake, the meeting featured Fish and Game personnel presenting their decision to proceed with the rotenone...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042310/let_620866073.shtml
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Arc, Scout lakes restocked : Rainbow trout, grayling released after pike eradication

...grayling into the lake two years after it received a chemical treatment. Later in the day, the department released 1...local wildlife appear largely unaffected by the chemical treatment. Two loons have lived on the lake for three straight...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/081910/new_697428442.shtml
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The fight against pike: Species invasive on the Kenai Peninsula

...to treat two more lakes. Scout Lake just east of Soldotna and Sand Lake in Anchorage are both being considered. Chemical treatment is not something that is taken lightly, though. Part of the process for obtaining the authorizations to treat...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/073109/out_366333200.shtml
Pike found in Tiny Lake

...Peninsula lakes are infested with pike, not including Scout and Arc. The department claims that gill suffocating chemical treatments eliminated the predator present in those lakes. Begich said that he will investigate more infestation claims this...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092210/new_710818946.shtml
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