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On the Gold King Mine spill

...helplessness since metal-laden water began pouring from the Gold King Mine north of Silverton on Wednesday morning. The orange sludge that is painting the riverbed, depositing a cocktail of acidic metals into the river has been steeping behind a debris pile...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-12/on-the-gold-king-mine-spill
Opinion

...greets travelers arriving at Rio's international airport. Prime beaches remain deserted because the surf is thick with putrid sludge, and periodic die-offs leave the Olympic lake littered with rotting fish.More than 10,000 athletes hailing from over...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/brad-brooks-and-jenny-barchfield/2015-07-30
Homer holds nose at stinky spring scent

...de Homer this spring would have a recipe like this: ? Start with a generous dose of wet dog; ? Add a sprinkle of sewage sludge; ? Toss in a dead sea otter; ? Throw in that yucky black stuff at the bottom of an unturned compost heap; ? Marinade...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-04/homer-holds-nose-at-stinky-spring-sc
News
Amazing, what a humble moss can tell us about life

...this debris originates from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP), a morass of floating and suspended plastic and chemical sludge that circulates in the North Pacific Gyre. The GPGP may be "twice the size of the continental U.S.," although it's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2011-12-16/amazing-what-a-humble-moss-can-t
Outdoors
Results of Nikiski groundwater study to be released

...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation officials have said that at least 4,200 gallons of oil-contaminated waste, sludge and other pollutants were improperly stored. No one knows the extent of the pollution or how much of it got into the groundwater...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-09/results-of-nikiski-groundwater-study
News
Can politicians find something positive to say?

...at Dan's headquarters said that wasn't particularly true, that Dan just wanted to look into it. I said I'd heard the sludge pond from it would be the size of Anchorage. He said if that was true then Dan probably wouldn't want Pebble Mine. How are...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-15/can-politicians-find-some
Letters
Nikiski water study underway

...subject of a six-part Peninsula Clarion investigation that revealed at least 4,200 gallons of oil-contaminated waste, sludge and other pollutants were dumped on the land in the early 1980s.Study organizers said having more wells to test would better...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-30/nikiski-water-study-underway
News
Company seeks private wells for Nikiski water testing

...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation officials have said that at least 4,200 gallons of oil-contaminated waste, sludge and other pollutants were improperly stored. No one knows the extent of the pollution and how much of it got into the groundwater...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-06/company-seeks-private-wells-for-niki
News
Coming Clean: Clouded history at Nikiski site

...oily waste products, drilling mud and water-conditioning sludges would be handled, but proposed the testing of a number of...site. As the pipe is pulled up the side of the pit, a black sludge flows out of it. Other portions of the video show subsequent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-17/coming-clean-clouded-history-at-niki
News

...sicken people and kill pets.In fact, the problems on the shallowest of the five Great Lakes brought on by farm runoff and sludge from sewage treatment plants have been building for more than a decade.While residents around Ohio's fourth-largest city...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/john-seewer/2014-08-03

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