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A $150,000 state grant expected from the Alaska Legislature will allow the Kenai Peninsula Borough to help assess groundwater contamination near Nikiski. Borough Mayor Mike Navarre says the money would let the borough assess environmental data in...
Channel 2 NewsA revised draft assessment of mining near Bristol Bay, based on projected output from a facility like the proposed Pebble Mine, says a similar project could deny dozens of miles of streams to fish and would have to be monitored for centuries after its...
Channel 2 NewsThe state Senate has delayed until next week a vote on bill that would change how Alaska regulates cruise ship wastewater. The announcement was made after several failed attempts to amend the bill, including one that would give ships more time to meet...
Channel 2 NewsThe Environmental Protection Agency says it is revising its assessment of large-scale mining activities near Bristol Bay -- including the proposed Pebble Mine -- in response to comments from peer reviewers as well as the general public. In a Tuesday...
Channel 2 NewsHomeowners in Chugiak are facing an unusual battle against Mother Nature for this time of year, flooding. Despite dropping temperatures water is coming from somewhere and creating frozen ponds that are getting bigger every day. It's a big issue for...
Tags: Environmental Issues
Channel 2 NewsIn Talkeetna officials are still concerned about drinking water. The Mat Su Borough says the Talkeetna sewer treatment plant was not breeched but they still need to check all the water lines running through the city. Until that is complete...
Tags: Giardiasis , Environmental Issues
Channel 2 NewsCongress is weighing in on the debate over the proposed gold and copper mine, known as Pebble Mine, in the Bristol Bay area. Monday, Washington state Democratic Sen. Maria Cantwell sent a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency Administrator...
Geophysical Institute researcher Regina Hock and her colleague Valentina Radic have calculated that the rate of sea-level rise due to the meltwater from glaciers in Alaska and elsewhere will increase by as much as 60 percent by the year 2100. Half of...
Tags: Glaciers, Alaska, Antarctica, Science, Science and Technology
Channel 2 NewsThe Environmental Protection agency Announced plans Monday to study the Bristol Bay watershed to see how large-scale developments -- like the Pebble Mine -- could affect water quality and the region's salmon fishery. The EPA says it initiated the study...
BEFORE Hurricane Sandy tore through New York and New Jersey, it stopped in Florida. Huge waves covered beaches, swept over Fort Lauderdale’s concrete sea wall and spilled onto A1A, Florida’s coastal highway. A month later another series of...
Once many years ago I came across a fish vendor at the farmers market with a whole tray full of beautiful fresh anchovies. On a sudden impulse, I bought them all. Real anchovies — the ones that have been packed in salt to last — are an...
Tags: Recipes, Cheese, Kosher Salt, Garlic, Environmental Issues
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