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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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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...
Pebbele Mine can't meet promises

...just happened in Hungary. Ask the folks in Hungary and along the Danube River what they think about the earthen dam that was suppose to hold millions of gallons of toxic sludge. Imagine that disaster happening here. Norm Olson, Nikiski


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