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Local governments can't wait on climate change

...government and many state governments to adopt tighter emissions standards, emergency management practices, or other mitigations...met Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards, they planned for benefits that will accrue 20 to 30 years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-28/local-governments-cant-wa
Letters
Approval of Arctic drilling comes just before Obama's visit

...work - from stricter fuel-efficiency standards to regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse...rather us, with all the safeguards and standards that we have, be producing our oil and...places that have much lower environmental standards than we do."When asked whether the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-18/approval-of-arctic-drilling-comes-ju
News
Assembly takes up, delays K-Beach flooding issues

...have a hard time understanding how some residents in this area are entitled to roads and roadside ditches that meet borough standards at borough expense and how others are not."Others, whose homes are located in the proposed area but away from the formerly...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-20/assembly-takes-up-delays-k-beach-flo
News

...Alaska Marine Vessel Visible Emission Standards that occurred over the last several...the Alaska Marine Visible Emission Standards that occurred over the past five years on certain of our vessels." The standards, according to state regulation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state/2015-08-09
State
Cook Inlet Energy faces involuntary bankruptcy petition

...30 after its stock price fell, and stayed, below listing standards for market capitalization. Presently, it is trading at 13...failing to notice irregularities or comply with accounting standards, according to the SEC order. The company's CEO David Hall...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-07/cook-inlet-energy-faces-involuntary-
News
Feds allow Shell to drill for oil in Arctic Ocean

...Activities conducted offshore Alaska are being held to the highest safety, environmental protection, and emergency response standards," agency Director Brian Salerno said in a statement Monday. "We will continue to monitor their work around the clock to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-17/feds-allow-shell-to-drill-for-oil-in
News
Youth winners of boat raffle

...1992 and raised our four kids here and in all that time I have always wanted a fishing boat, but never bought one because my standards were higher than my pocket book, but last night I picked it up and camped out in it; it is so sweet. I'm hugging everyone...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2015-08-10/youth-winners-of-boat-raffle
Dispatch
Trump: Deport children of immigrants living illegally in US

...without Congressional approval. The cases could lead to the U.S. Supreme Court."We have to make a whole new set of standards," Trump said. "And when people come in, they have to come in legally."On Sunday, Ohio Gov. John Kasich echoed Trump's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-16/trump-deport-children-of-immigran
Opinion
The last kid in Cold Bay

...It is a government town, and it has always been transient. It's also not the easiest place to live, even by Alaska standards. It claims the title of "most overcast town in America." Some locals wryly refer to patches of clear weather as "blue...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/michelle-theriault-boots/2015-08-13
News
Facing rising dental costs, seniors head to Mexico

...school than their counterparts in U.S. but spend more time practicing clinical work. They say they practice the same safety standards as American dentists and have offices that are just as clean.Jose Obed Zuniga has been a dentist in Los Algodones for a...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-09/facing-rising-dental-costs-seniors-h
News

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