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Arctic drill ship company pleading to 8 felonies

...off Alaska's Arctic coast has agreed to plead guilty to environmental and maritime crimes as part of a deal with prosecutors...actions and many of its own initiatives were included in an environmental compliance plan stipulated by the agreement.Cindy Shogan...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/arctic-drill-ship-company-pleading-t
News
Judge clarifies order in Pebble Mine case

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, while a lawsuit is pending, must stop all work related to a process that could restrict or prohibit development...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-08/judge-clarifies-order-in-pebble-mine
News
Truck driver spills drilling waste in Nikiski

...Alaska Department of Transportation, the Department of Environmental Conservation, AIMM, and finally cleanup crews who spent...road. "They didn't even know it happened," said DEC Environmental Program Specialist Don Fritz. The only site Cook Inlet...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-09/truck-driver-spills-drilling-waste-i
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Refuge Notebook: Camouflage depends on the background

...predators and possibly be more effective hunters. However, as all hunters know, camouflage only works when it matches the environmental conditions.Phenology is a branch of science that focuses on how climate affects the timing and seasonality of biological...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-12-11/refuge-notebook-camouflage-depen
Outdoors
Drilling mud spill slows traffic on Spur Highway in Nikiski

...phase." Anderson said that the mud came from natural gas drilling sites and is not hazardous. Alaska Department of Environmental conservation program specialist Don Fritz echoed Anderson's assertion that the waste was non-hazardous and said the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-09/drilling-mud-spill-slows-traffic-on-
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Rich Lowry: The drilling bonanza

...perverse that the left wants to make energy more expensive in its war on fossil fuels, push for ever-more-stringent environmental regulations and quixotic campaign against global warming. Environmentalists rue that the decline in energy prices makes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-10/rich-lowry-the-drilling-bonanza
Opinion
EPA fishing vessel discharge exemption still in limbo

The fishing vessel exemption to existing Environmental Protection Agency vessel discharge regulations regarding is due to expire in December, and Alaska's senators are supporting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-30/epa-fishing-vessel-discharge-exempti
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Apache unveils north road extension plans

...administration awaits approval to bypass an environmental impact statement, Apache is in the...and conditions for access to minimize environmental effects. Parker said Apache is in...to Point Possession. In 2004, an environmental assessment indicated an EIS would be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-04/apache-unveals-north-road-extension-
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What others say: Landscape has changed since debate over Keystone began

...detractors' claims that it would be an environmental nightmare, an unexpected reality has...As usual, the costs of dealing with environmental problems caused by tar sands oil are...production in this country and wonder if the environmental risks inherent with the pipeline are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-30/what-others-say-landscape-has-cha
Opinion
All pratices should be best practices

...clean up.While dumping the cement mixture on its own property was not illegal, officials with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation have told the Clarion that it certainly is not a best practice. Making the situation worse, when the substance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-29/all-pratices-should-be-best-pract
Opinion

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