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Trip through slough provides different perspective

...more frequently.Trash is the main contaminant of concern in the slough today, said Chandra McGee, an environmental program specialist with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. During my float, I saw a handful of liquor bottles...
Truck driver spills drilling waste in Nikiski

...cause the muddy discharge to splash all over the road. "They didn't even know it happened," said DEC Environmental Program Specialist Don Fritz. The only site Cook Inlet Energy owns on the east side of Cook Inlet is the North Fork Unit and...
Baker Hughes Nikiski spill cleanup nears completion

...can be hard to determine exactly how long cleanup could take, Russell said. His co-investigator, DEC Environmental Program Specialist Jade Gamble has been providing him with regular updates on the company's progress, Russell said. After...
City Manager: Kenai's new well nearly online

...Elementary, North Stare Elementary, Sterling Elementary and the Kenai LNG Plant, said Jamie Bjorkman, environmental program specialist for ADEC.Now the city will "mothball" the two wells, Wedemeyer said. Workers will remove sections...
Other reasons for bacteria in the water

...over again for the higher levels of bacteria, (enterococci and fecal coliform), by Tim Stevens, ADEC environmental program specialist. This guy is the expert and he even admits that not only does he not know why these levels are so high...
ADEC: Bacteria levels potentially higher than expected at Kenai River mouth

...greater levels of bacteria than the past three years the study has been conducted, said Tim Stevens, ADEC environmental program specialist for the division of water. "We're kind of scratching our heads, asking ourselves what's different...
Nikiski residents oppose drilling waste site

...contamination has not been defined even though it migrated across property boundaries." Peter Campbell, a DEC environmental program specialist, said a well installation report indicates the groundwater in the area flows to the southwest - from the...
DEC eyes Nikiski monofill closure finances

...this as if they are bidding a project for the state to come in and finish this.'"Nathaniel Emery, an environmental program specialist with DEC, said the agency does not have any regulatory reason to not permit the site. However, if AIMM...
Kenai to ban dipnet fish waste from beaches

...amount of bacteria that builds up in the water, said Tim Stevens, Department of Environmental Conservation environmental program specialist for the division of water.Stevens said the majority of the bacteria found in the water likely comes from...
Nikiski monofill permit issuance imminent

...unknown, but when it emerges it will likely allow AIMM to build and operate the storage site. Nate Emery, Environmental Program Specialist at the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said that the work of the legal review is to ensure...


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