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Fighting back against the flood

...task force. As recently as last week, there were inches of groundwater resting in the crawl space of what she considers her "retirement...disaster declaration" because there is "no provision for groundwater," Navarre said. It was possible to receive a federal disaster...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-28-0
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Company seeks private wells for Nikiski water testing

...Nikiski that will soon be the subject of a groundwater modeling study. So, when the company...the Kenai Peninsula Borough to track groundwater movement in the area. Their data will...Eventually, the mode should show groundwater flow, depth and direction in an area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-06/company-seeks-private-wells-for-niki
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...recent owners of an oil refinery over groundwater pollution.The lawsuit filed Wednesday...releasing hazardous substances into the groundwater beneath the refinery. Sulfolane is...sulfolane contamination in the city's groundwater has rendered that groundwater unfit...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-27-3
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'Pumping for profit' is exploitation

...plan to pump 26,000 acre-feet of groundwater over two years and sell it to a water...that high-volume pumping will draw groundwater away from their wells, which they're...have always combined river water and groundwater to irrigate crops, so those in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-10/pumping-for-profit-is-exploitatio
Opinion

...to re-evaluate the project's environmental assessment and address the problems that the federal judge noted, such as groundwater issues.Campbell said the agency hoped to have a revised environmental assessment out next spring or summer, with the goal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/phuong-le/2015-01-06
Residents ask for action

A discussion about high groundwater issues flooded the Kenai Peninsula...backed up on the street. And the groundwater in the area is full with no way...experienced problems as well with high groundwater.Kaylee Osowski can be reached...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-21/residents-ask-for-action
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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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State to share cost in North Pole water contamination fix

...where a refinery spill decades ago continues to contaminate groundwater. The agreement covers the expense of developing the design...by sulfolane, an industrial chemical that was detected in groundwater in 2009. The agreement does not include a commitment to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-07-12
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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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Fort Wainright fined for EPA violation

...Fairbanks will pay nearly $160,000 to government regulators after being found in violation of an act designed to protect groundwater. Fort Wainwright will pay the Environmental Protect Agency after the garrison didn't test for suspect leaks in underground...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-03
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