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...beaches.The Rio de Janeiro state environmental agency released a statement Thursday...the AP to conduct the testing.The environmental agency's note underscored its position...Rio's waterways, said the state environmental agency was trying to divert attention...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/brad-brooks-and-jenny-barchfield/2015-07-30
Congressional action needed on Sterling Highway

...The Cooper Landing bypass has been the longest running environmental study in history of the United States. The Forest Service...in Cooper Landing despite spending millions of dollars in environmental studies. The trucking companies now run double tandem trucks...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-28/congressional-action-need
Letters
Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...Thursday on Greenpeace until the 13 environmental protesters dangling from ropes below...contended kayakers not associated with the environmental group got in the way of the vessel...instructed by Shell. However, the eNGO (environmental non-governmental organization) activists...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-30/judge-finds-greenpeace-usa-in-contem
News
What others say: Canada can say 'no' to mining

...the Skeena River watershed, is a promising sign for those concerned with environmental consequences down stream.Pacific Booker Minerals was denied an Environmental Assessment certificate not once but twice, as Empire reporter Mary Catherine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-29/what-others-say-canada-can-say-no
Opinion
River access at Kenai bridge draws dipnetters, concern

...dipnetters see as an alternative to Kenai's crowded beaches, but which has become a source of growing concern for state environmental agencies due to the sensitive environment it may impact. The Alaska Department of Natural Resources, owner of the wetlands...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-28/river-access-at-kenai-bridge-draws-d
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Tongass exemption to Roadless Rule overturned

...in a lawsuit filed by the Organized Village of Kake, Earthjustice, the Southeast Alaska Conservation Council and other environmental and tourism organizations."This is great news for fishing families like mine, tourism businesses, and all who are working...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/tongass-exemption-to-roadless-rule-o
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Shell, Greenpeace headed back to court

...at their respective sites in the Burger prospect.Greenpeace attorneys requested a grace period if a ruling against the environmental group is issued in order to get word from Alaska to their offices in Boston and on to Portland before a fine is levied...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/shell-greenpeace-headed-back-to-cour
News

...just looks like some experts are arguing over whose model is better, he said.Said David Ozonoff, a Boston University environmental health professor who formerly - under the pseudonym Revere - wrote a blog on public health policy and science called "Effect...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/mike-stobbe/2015-07-29
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...Department's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said in a statement that...must be held to the highest safety, environmental protection and emergency response standards...from state and federal agencies. Some environmental groups worry the Arctic's remoteness...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kevin-freking-and-dan-joling/2015-07-23
News
Soldotna mobile food vendor regulations approved

...Economic Development Stephanie Queen. "(We may have to) follow up with some to collect copies of their DEC (Department of Environmental Health) permits, but other than that we are just going to roll them forward into the new program. They won't have to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-25/soldotna-mobile-food-vendor-regulati
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