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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...
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...
Refuge Notebook: Online citizen science: Making your interests count

...just about any animal by sequencing a small portion of its DNA. Each $35 kit includes four small vials filled with a non-toxic DNA preservation fluid. Collected samples are mailed to a DNA sequencing facility and soon the identifications appear on the...

...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...
Op-ed: The toxic worldview of Ta-Nehisi Coates

...realize that it is profoundly silly at times, and morally blinkered throughout. It is a masterly little memoir wrapped in a toxic little philippic.Coates evokes the terror of his upbringing in West Baltimore in the 1980s with a sickening immediacy. His...
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...

SEATTLE - A vast bloom of toxic algae off the West Coast is denser, more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors...
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...


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