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Time to act locally on climate change

...could also affect the area's economy or threaten infrastructure.At the conference, Kenai Watershed Forum environmental specialist Branden Bornemann invited attendees to help author a strategic plan to present to borough and municipal governments...
Nikiski water study finds two aquifers

...examine the area ... at least they'll have a better foundation for what they're looking at," said DOWL HKM Environmental Specialist Zach Huff, after the meeting. "Hopefully they can take this data and help them plan more effectively for...
Company seeks private wells for Nikiski water testing

...anything else." The Kenai Peninsula Borough and DOWL HKM are still seeking landowners in the area. DOWL HKM Environmental Specialist Emily Creely said project managers need to have landowner permission by Friday Nov. 14. Surveyors will be...
Bacterial monitoring to continue on the Kenai, starts again on the Kasilof

...they tell us now they have a better handle on that," said Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Environmental Specialist Tim Stevens.The state's Department of Environmental Conservation, or DEC, funded the grant. The Kasilof...
Fort Yukon Natives fight asbestos disposal plan

...Environmental Conservation said Wednesday it will issue the Air Force a permit for the asbestos burial. DEC environmental specialist Nancy Sonafrank said that the Air Force's disposal plan exceeded state standards. ''We didn't feel there...
Study finds oil cleanup efforts in icy waters ineffective

...present. ''In the fall really even trace amounts just make the system ineffective,'' Robert Watkins, a DEC environmental specialist, told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. A variety of different techniques and pieces of equipment failed to...
Spill reported at Mountain Village

...Village. DEC said the spill is about 500 yards from the Yukon River. The area slopes down to the river, but DEC environmental specialist Bob Carlson said the small size of the spill probably means there is little threat to the river.
Testing the water

...intentionally, but they do because they're kids," said Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Environmental Specialist Tim Stevens. While the fecal coliform and enterococci bacteria themselves are not dangerous, they are harbingers...
Researchers find elevated heavy metal levels along Red Dog mine road

...million or greater, and the industrial limit is 1,200 parts per million, said Bud Rice, a Park Service environmental specialist. Rice told the Anchorage Daily News that it's too early to tell if there's a health risk, but regulators...
Accidents spills 40 tons of zinc concentrate near Red Dog Mine

...the incident. ''The potential danger here would be the contaminant being spread by the wind,'' said DEC environmental specialist Walt Sandel. He said the nearest body of water is a mile and a half away, and that the nearest community is...


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