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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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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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'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
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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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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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Nikiski water study underway

...DOWL HKM surveyors will be documenting groundwater movement and generate a model for the...Among those to be studied are six groundwater-monitoring wells installed by AIMM...generate subsurface maps to conceptualize groundwater flow, depth and direction, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-30/nikiski-water-study-underway
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K-Beach residents not getting equal treatment

...with substantial public resources being brought to bear to eliminate or mitigate the threat. But if it's threatened by groundwater flooding (hydrological forces), sorry, you folks are on your own. K-Beach residents are inconceivably audacious when...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-10-06/k-beach-residents-not-get
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Ballot Measure 4 protects salmon for future generations

...to be stored in the Reserve forever. No mine of Pebble's size has ever been developed without polluting the surrounding groundwater.Given that mining of this type is being proposed in the heart of the world's greatest salmon-producing watersheds...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-01/ballot-measure-4-protects-salmon-
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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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