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...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...
Homer holds nose at stinky spring scent 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...
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...
Peninsula approved for $68.8 million in capital budget

...for include: ? $1.5 million to Homer for ferry terminal improvements; ? $1.3 million for dredging and disposal of sludge at the Lowell Point sewage lagoon in Seward; ? $900,000 for a new museum building for the Pratt Museum in Homer...
Here's the thing: More to healthy living than just what you eat

...protein shake from a notable brand name as I write this. After I blend it, it gels at the top and feels like I'm drinking foam sludge. But I do it. Because I'm female and my generation doesn't let me forget it. Honestly, it's only a problem if you...
Coming Clean: What remains out of sight

...complete, understanding of what was dumped there in the early 1980s - at least 4,200 gallons of oil-contaminated waste, sludge and other pollutants - but no one knows the extent of the pollution plume left behind. The site hasn't been properly monitored...
Coming Clean: 'Delays, lack of cooperation and low priority' - remnants of the hundreds of barrels of drag reducing agent and at least 4,200 gallons of oil-contaminated waste, sludge and other pollutants - was limited by staff shortages and budget freezes, records indicate. According to documents, only...
Nikiski environmental assessment planned

...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. Local DEC staff said the pollution at the Arness site hasn't...
Coming Clean: Clouded history at Nikiski site, 40-foot-by-4-foot steel pipe - away from the 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 groundwater well installation and sampling. According to the...
Composting system could solve small-town waste problems

...two-thirds the volume of garbage and sewage sludge buried at the landfill, company president...One prepares a mixture of garbage, sludge from the city sewage treatment plant composting could be used for sewage sludge and garbage disposal in Bush Alaska...


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