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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...
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 monofill permit issuance imminent

...but when it emerges it will likely allow AIMM to build and operate the storage site. Nate Emery, Environmental Program Specialist at the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said that the work of the legal review is to ensure that...
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...
State issues Nikiski monofill permit

...installed at the site last month, according to DEC's contaminated sites database. Nate Emory, ADEC Environmental Program Specialist, was not available over the weekend, but previously noted that the state is not in the business of land use decision-making...
Kenai closes on a clean dipnet season

...dipnet fishery, this year's averaged bacterial levels were the lowest, said Tim Stevens, ADEC environmental program specialist for the division of water. Stevens said Kenai's decree to dump fish waste at the fishery's low tide line likely...


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