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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...

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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-07-10-0
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Clearing the water

...were to decide that the Kenai River should be listed as impaired, it could override the DEC. Drew Grant, environmental specialist with the DEC, is tasked with compiling the statewide report to the EPA. He said the DEC solicits comments...

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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...

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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...

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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.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032902/ala_032902alapm0020001.shtml
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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...

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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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/123100/ala_123100ala0080001.shtml
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'Back to brown' : Group plans to remove eye sore

...ground has a clean bill of health the (association) can use it for whatever it wants," said Trefon. DEC Environmental Specialist Marty Brewer said that the contamination does not meet the department's standard for an ingestion level risk...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/071310/new_675369414.shtml
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Diverse projects presented in Caring For the Kenai competition

...junior at Nikiski High School who won last year's Caring for the Kenai competition; and Deric Marcorelle, environmental specialist for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, who sat in for DEC Commissioner Michele Brown, who...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041402/new_0414020006.shtml
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