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School district projects early FY17 deficit

...not an easy decision but necessary. He said final decisions may come down to choosing between district-wide program specialists. A recommended draft budget will be presented to the board most likely in January, Dusek said. Board member...
Trip through slough provides different perspective

...frequently.Trash is the main contaminant of concern in the slough today, said Chandra McGee, an environmental program specialist with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. During my float, I saw a handful of liquor bottles caught...
Drilling mud spill slows traffic on Spur Highway in Nikiski

...mud came from natural gas drilling sites and is not hazardous. Alaska Department of Environmental conservation program specialist Don Fritz echoed Anderson's assertion that the waste was non-hazardous and said the situation was unfortunate...
Truck driver spills drilling waste in Nikiski

...the muddy discharge to splash all over the road. "They didn't even know it happened," said DEC Environmental Program Specialist Don Fritz. The only site Cook Inlet Energy owns on the east side of Cook Inlet is the North Fork Unit and gas field...
Girl Scouts take on science

...going through the various crafts of her daughters she had kept over the years.Roslyn Lack, member services and program specialist for Girl Scouts of Alaska, said finding a variety of female community members involved in the sciences is an integral...
Baker Hughes Nikiski spill cleanup nears completion

...hard to determine exactly how long cleanup could take, Russell said. His co-investigator, DEC Environmental Program Specialist Jade Gamble has been providing him with regular updates on the company's progress, Russell said. After cleanup...
City Manager: Kenai's new well nearly online

...Elementary, North Stare Elementary, Sterling Elementary and the Kenai LNG Plant, said Jamie Bjorkman, environmental program specialist for ADEC.Now the city will "mothball" the two wells, Wedemeyer said. Workers will remove sections of pipe...
Other reasons for bacteria in the water

...again for the higher levels of bacteria, (enterococci and fecal coliform), by Tim Stevens, ADEC environmental program specialist. This guy is the expert and he even admits that not only does he not know why these levels are so high, nor does...
ADEC: Bacteria levels potentially higher than expected at Kenai River mouth

...levels of bacteria than the past three years the study has been conducted, said Tim Stevens, ADEC environmental program specialist for the division of water. "We're kind of scratching our heads, asking ourselves what's different than past...
Nikiski residents oppose drilling waste site

...has not been defined even though it migrated across property boundaries." Peter Campbell, a DEC environmental program specialist, said a well installation report indicates the groundwater in the area flows to the southwest - from the Arness...


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