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Pebble sues EPA over attempt to veto mine

...404(c) of the act gives the EPA the power to deny permits to projects that will use a defined area as a material disposal site and "have an unacceptable adverse effect" on fish, wildlife, or water supplies. Pebble's complaint states that...
Senator speaks out against Pebble Mine

...404c of the Clean Water Act, the EPA has the authority to restrict, prohibit, deny or withdraw use of an area as a disposal site for dredged or fill material if the discharge would have "unacceptable adverse" effects on things like municipal...
History important in evaluating contamination

...extent to which our aquifers are already polluted, we are considering the installation of an enormous drilling waste disposal site that will cause serious problems for our children and grandchildren. We don't know what life will be like around...
Local anthropologists research Dena'ina and Yup'ik perspective on the impact of mining in Bristol Bay

...operating in the area. The veto would allow the EPA to "restrict, prohibit, deny, or withdraw the use of an area as a disposal site for dredged or fill material if the discharge would have unacceptable adverse effects on municipal water supplies, shellfish...
Nikiski monofill permit issuance imminent nears capacity. Much of the drilling waste will be "dewatered" and that contaminated water trucked to another disposal site in Anchorage. If the permit shows up in AIMM's mail, work on the monofill site will start. Until then, AIMM is...
State issues Nikiski monofill permit

...AIMM's plan, much of the drilling waste would be "dewatered" and that contaminated water trucked off to another disposal site in the Anchorage Bowl. The final permit includes a series of specific and general conditions under which AIMM is expected...
Nikiski residents oppose drilling waste site company wants to build an oil drilling waste disposal site adjacent to the McGahan property. "It has basically...opportunity to recover the oil. So not only is it a disposal site but it also becomes a resource recovery and recycling...
Around the Peninsula

Model plane flyers meet The Peninsula modelers will meet at the club flying field in Kenai (next to the fire wise disposal site) at 6 p.m. on May 3. Anyone interested in remote control flying is invited. If the weather is bad the group meets...
Anchorage eyes snow record

...winter, forcing the city to haul away at least 250,000 tons of snow - or around 500 million pounds - to its six snow disposal sites. The sites are close to overflowing. State and city crews are working around the clock to clear almost 2,500 miles...
Shanta Creek fire slows

...temporary flight restriction remains in place over the fire. To help property owners, the borough has opened a slash disposal site on Funny River Road, near the Funny River Central Emergency Services station. Residents should check in at the station...


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