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K-Beach residents elect to start flooding task force

...culverts construction and figuring out what funding is required for projects that will effectively divert or remove the ground water causing homes and properties to flood. Dusel said if people start now, a solution could be implemented as early as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-06/k-beach-residents-elect-to-start-flo
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Borough actions on K-Beach flooding prudent

...folks had done their homework, that they know their business and have been addressing the flooding issue since the high ground water events of last fall. I particularly appreciated info shared by the Borough's legal department that explained the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-08-24/borough-actions-on-k-beac
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Canadian company eyes new mine in Alaska

...out. The company has supplied the staff for a 26-person barge in Kendrick Bay to run drills, sample rock and study ground water to satisfy both economic and environmental studies of their claim. The land proposed to host the mine stretches 160...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-24/canadian-company-eyes-new-mine-in-al
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Efforts prepare K-Beach area for future flooding

...shows the wetland existed before that development. In comparing photos from 1982 and Feb. 2014, Hill said seepage of ground water through the bluff into the Cook Inlet is visible in both. Following a site visit, it was determined that no dams or...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-23/efforts-prepare-k-beach-area-for-fut
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K-Beach residents looking for flooding solutions

...have been inundated by both ground and surface flooding; septic systems have flooded and failed, contaminating local ground waters and drinking wells; standing water in yards and roadside ditches has become breeding grounds for massive numbers of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-06/k-beach-residents-looking
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State delays registration for flood assistance

...reached its peak during the heavy rains of Oct. 27 and 28, though at least 30 homes suffered from a slow moving high-ground-water event in the months prior. According to state emergency management officials only damages from the two days in October...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-26/state-delays-registration-for-flood-
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Waste not wanted in Nikiski

...likely to have in the future, these cess pools of toxic waste are sure to overflow creating yet another danger to our ground water. Anyone who has experienced sewage backup because of flooding will agree that keeping AIMM's monofill project clean...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-08/waste-not-wanted-in-nikis
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K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

...factors including high snowfalls and water pushed in nontraditional directions. Navarre said the area already had high ground water and the higher than average rainfall last summer likely overwhelmed the situation. "If it took a couple years to build...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/seeking-answers
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Dialogue in Nikiski grows

...At issue is the growing suspicion that Nikiski's ground water has been poisoned by hazardous chemicals buried here...choices seem to be: Do nothing and avoid testing the ground water and face the voters, or spend grant money (already...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-12/dialogue-in-nikiski-grows
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Residents should present united front

...to go unheard. I expect all residents of our humble and peaceful village to stand up to those who want to poison our ground water. To my neighbors: You are not alone in your outrage. Please come to the council meeting. We are a small community...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-06/residents-should-present-
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