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US Supreme Court won't consider Seward coal pollution appeal

...lawsuit filed in December 2009 by Alaska Community Action on Toxics and the Alaska chapter of the Sierra Club. The groups said...only the third point.Pam Miller of Alaska Community Action on Toxics said the decision was good news for keeping coal and coal dust...

...violate the federal Clean Water Act.The ruling was made in a lawsuit brought in December 2009 by Alaska Community Action on Toxics and the Alaska chapter of the Sierra Club."Hopefully, the district court judge will rule on this quickly, and they will...

...confidence in the way the government is handling these projects," said Wu Yixiu, head of environmental group Greenpeace's toxics campaign in East Asia. "There's more of a perception that people are not willing to sacrifice the environment and health...
Bill would set up pesticide tracking system

...luncheon hosted by Alaska Community Action on Toxics to explain the bill, Rep Sharon Cissna...spokeswoman for Alaska Community Action on Toxics said pesticides cover everything from...Board is close to adopting a ''least toxic'' approach to controlling pests that...
Environment must be monitored, but scare tactics wrong What others say

...that berries and greens from the area are perfectly safe. The false alarm was issued in June by Alaska Community Action on Toxics, an environmental the-sky-is-falling group based in Anchorage. It claimed that berries and greens collected from villagers...
Groups ask state?s help in tracking emissions

...Environment, the Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Alaska Conservation Solutions, the Alaska...regulations requiring reporting. The federal Toxics Release Inventory program created in 1986 has led to substantial toxic emissions reductions and cost savings...
Environmental groups appeal herbicide permit

...appeal was filed by Alaska Survival, Alaska Community Action on Toxics and Cook Inletkeeper.In April 2010, the state prevent further spraying."We believe all herbicides are toxic, and unnecessary to use," Long said.The railroad has used...
EPA sued over inlet waste

...industry to continue dumping toxic wastes into Cook Inlet. Plaintiffs...dump million of gallons of toxics into our fisheries...over 835,000 pounds of toxic metals into the inlet each bioaccumulation of toxics and have shown that Cook...
Bethel asks governor to declare emergency after school fire

...Emergency crews may have been exposed to the carcinogenic mineral while fighting the fire. Capela said lead and a type of toxic compound could also be present at the site.FAIRBANKS - The Interior city of Nenana will elect a new mayor in January following...
Mine risks forum slated

...audiences is Pamela Miller, a former Greenpeace biologist and founder and executive director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics. She has worked for a quarter century in marine research, education and environmental health advocacy. A Cook Inlet Alliance...


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