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EPA fines broadcaster for filling wetlands

A broadcasting company with a facility near Ninilchik has been fined $30,000 by the Environmental Protection Agency for illegally filling wetlands with gravel and dredged material. The EPA issued the fine to Aurora Communications International...
Injunction against federal water rule may expand

...temporary injunction last week that was requested by North Dakota and 12 other states to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean...
What others say: Alaskans embrace government 'overreach' on Denali

...overreach could have been issued by any member of Alaska's all-Republican delegation whether it is new Environmental Protection Agency regulations or Obama's unilateral decision earlier this year to begin managing the Arctic National Wildlife...
Renowned agrarian comes to Kenai systems through the mutual aid and organization of producers, Fleming said. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, there are roughly 2.10 million farms operating on 914 million total acres of farmland on which produce...
Obama visit to Arctic spotlights tough life in Alaska the soil quickly erodes. Some 100,000 Alaskans live in areas vulnerable to melting permafrost, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates. And in coastal Alaska, sea ice that once offered critical protection is melting, exposing coastlines...
Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule

...included in a new federal rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it didn't have the information needed to determine the best system of emission reduction in Alaska...
Obama keeps his promise on carbon

...but the president's goal of bankrupting the coal industry never waned. Monday he announced that the Environmental Protection Agency will impose new regulations throughout the country limiting carbon emissions from power plants powered by...
On the Gold King Mine spill

...crisscross the mountains above the town, and contaminated water drainage has been a problem for decades. The Environmental Protection Agency, in its attempts to carry out the mitigation and remediation protocol outlined by the Animas River Stakeholders...
Unserious country deserves unserious candidates

...tragic demise of Cecil the Lion and Hitchbot.These are truly bizarro times we are living in, when the Environmental Protection Agency causes a massive mine waste disaster, the Pentagon cannot secure the emails of its Joint Chiefs from Russian...
What others say: Ferries need to find a better solution for their wastewater

...the largest ferries operate under the DEC's small cruise ship permit, all 11 vessels operate under an Environmental Protection Agency general permit."Those rules were set 40 years ago. We're not experts on wastewater treatment, but...


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