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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.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-16/kenai-peninsula-leads-statewide-elod
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LNG may bring more Kenai River traffic

...environmental program manager with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, said a water quality survey from the...the salmon's senses.Swartz said the Department of Environmental Conservation is not sure what is causing the elevated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-15/lng-may-bring-more-kenai-river-traff
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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; plastics...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-10-12/heas-energy-fair-offers-money-sa
Dispatch
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.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-09-24/trip-through-slough-provides-dif
Outdoors
In 2015, nearly 3 dozen Alaska villages lack basic plumbing

...400,000 per home in rural Alaska Native communities, according to Bill Griffith with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation's water division."It's incredibly expensive," he said.There are no roads linking the far-flung...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-21/in-2015-nearly-3-dozen-alaska-villag
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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 near...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/local/2015-09-13/wwii-era-tugboat-sinks-in-gastineau
Local

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is alleging that several cruise lines have violated Alaska air pollution regulations for years.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state/2015-08-09
State
Barge that will haul marine debris arrives in Kodiak

JUNEAU - A barge that will be used to haul away tons of marine debris from Alaska shores - some of it likely from the 2011 tsunami in Japan - arrived at Kodiak on Wednesday.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-15/barge-that-will-haul-marine-debris-a
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Massive debris removal project to get underway

...roughly the size of a football field, is fully loaded.Debris will be sorted for recycling in Seattle, with the remaining debris taken by train for disposal in Oregon, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-14/massive-debris-removal-project-to-ge
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Lake Hood Elodea may threaten Kenai Peninsula

...herbicides without a permit from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation would be "highly illegal.""It is...program had been permitted by the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, which required a 30 day comment period...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-11/lake-hood-elodea-may-threaten-kenai-
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