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Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

...hear arguments Thursday in a case alleging that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics of the proposed Pebble...project "fairly and objectively analyzed" through the normal environmental review process, as other projects are.Pebble, in court...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-27/judge-to-hear-arguments-in-pebble-ca
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Working together for healthy watersheds

...our Kenai River watershed spring water quality sampling event, held last week May 4th and May 5th: - AK Department of Environmental Conservation - AK Department of Fish and Game - AK Department of Natural Resources - Analytica, Inc. - City of Kenai...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-28/working-together-for-heal
Letters
Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska

...end of a seven-day U.S. trip and his first to Alaska, jumped in on an issue that has drawn bitter opposition from environmental groups.Drilling critics say oil companies have not demonstrated they can clean up major spills, especially in cold...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-27/norways-king-opens-arctic-drilling-c
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Cook Inlet Harbor Safety Committee seeking members

...essential organizational element: members. The Harbor Safety Committee is being assembled by project manager Tim Robertson of environmental consulting group Nuka Research, who lead the Cook Inlet Risk Assessment, a study of the probability and consequences of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-23/cook-inlet-harbor-safety-committee-s
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Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest

...hypothermia and then released, Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer said.She spent the weekend attached to the ship in an environmental protest against Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska. The oil company's proposal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-25/woman-hanging-on-shell-ship-since-fr
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Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...on sustainable development and putting in place sensible environmental safeguards.The Council is composed of eight voting nations...International Maritime Organization to set security and environmental standards for ships operating in the Arctic. The Arctic...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-25/voices-of-alaska-us-must-become-i
Opinion
Mushroom hunters find tasty harvest on the Kenai Peninsula

...in the recently burned areas, Spady has found morels lining the south facing side of marshy areas, where both of their environmental needs are met. This year the central Kenai Peninsula hasn't seen much rainfall, which causes some question as to whether...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-23/good-for-morel
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Alaska boats link in giant flotilla to protest military plan

...that they can conduct these trainings without significant environmental harm."But military officials with the Alaskan Command...conducted training in the area for decades without major environmental harm. They say there is no designated endangered species...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-18/alaska-boats-link-in-giant-flotilla-
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Homer writer starts new romance series

...Hawaii."Bernard has been in Alaska since 2007, when she came here to visit her sister, Rebecca Bernard, an Anchorage environmental lawyer. She met her husband, Scott Wright, a friend of her sister, at a Fred Meyer in Anchorage. They moved to Homer...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-05-20/homer-writer-starts-ne
Arts & Entertainment
Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic drilling

...drill from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Both BOEM and BSEE are...officials recognize "the significant environmental, social and ecological resources in...boundaries of the law," Smith said.Environmental groups on Monday blasted the Bureau...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/shell-clears-major-us-government-hur
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