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K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

It has been about six months since the Kalifornsky Beach area saw rising groundwater creep into basements and crawlspaces and infiltrate septic systems and drinking water wells. While the borough installed culverts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/seeking-answers
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...failed to stop a chemical spill that has damaged soil and groundwater.The lawsuit filed Thursday claims current owner Flint Hills...release of sulfolane, a liquid used in refining oil, leaving groundwater unfit for human use, and neither company has taken reasonable...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-08
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...happened.The railroad said testing hasn't detected any groundwater contamination, and EPA said air monitoring ended about a...state environmental agency will install wells to monitor groundwater, said spokesman Jerome Hand.Government regulators will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-15-3
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Flint Hills closure puts fuel market in flux

...the financial liability of soil and groundwater contamination left by previous owners...money and resources addressing soil and groundwater contamination that was caused when Williams...with Flint Hills last fall regarding groundwater contamination issues at the refinery...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-08/flint-hills-closure-puts-fuel-market
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Borough plans Nikiski environmental investigation

...geologic maps to be drawn and the groundwater flow directions to be determined. "Trying to determine which way groundwater is flowing, which aquifer goes...a third well to help determine groundwater flow direction. "But the information...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-06/borough-plans-nikiski-environmental-
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Parnell defends actions on refinery closure

...used in refining oil, was discovered to have leached into groundwater beneath the refinery, resulting in a plume about 2.5 miles...difficult refining market and uncertainties over future soil and groundwater-cleanup costs that began under the refinery's former...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-17/parnell-defends-actions-on-refinery-
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Nikiski environmental assessment planned

Spurred by resident concerns about groundwater contamination caused by the area's...Conservation, looking at the area's groundwater resources and attempting to determine...number of resident concerns about the groundwater in Nikiski, mainly after the history...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-18
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Environmental assessment worth doing

...will be taking a closer look at the groundwater in the Nikiski area, especially considering...Arness family who are working to drill a groundwater well on their piece of property that...town. Getting a better picture of the groundwater behavior and contamination level in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-05-18
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State says Talkeetna sewer system a threat to groundwater and river

...is so overloaded and in such disrepair that it threatens groundwater and possibly the salmon-rich Talkeetna River. The Alaska...difficulties at this facility present a serious threat to the groundwater and to the Talkeetna River,'' states the letter written...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/103101/ala_103101alapm0020001.shtml
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Coming Clean: Water Worries - 'we just don't know'

...contaminates may have had on the area's groundwater have grown. Although sampling from...extent of what may or may not be in the groundwater at that depth. The Arness site monitoring...property up-gradient of the area's groundwater flow, was most recently tested in 2004...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-20/coming-clean-water-worries-we-just-d
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