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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...
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Channel 2 NewsThe Senate Finance Committee has advanced a bill that would change how Alaska regulates cruise ship wastewater. HB80 has passed the House. Senate Finance is the last committee on the Senate side scheduled to review it before it moves to a vote. The...
Channel 2 NewsGov. Sean Parnell is proposing changes to the way the state regulates wastewater from cruise ships - drawing criticism that his proposal would roll back provisions of a 2006 citizen initiative that required cruise ships to meet state water quality...
Matt Buxton, Fairbanks Daily-News MinerA top state air official says it's too soon to tell if Fairbanks North Star Borough will violate new clean air standards announced by the Environmental Protection Agency. The new target reduces the maximum annual level of small particulate...
The Associated PressRetired Fairbanks, Alaska teacher Patrice Lee says particulate in the smoky air outside her home is forcing her son to stay inside. Nineteen-year-old Alex Lee has undergone multiple heart surgeries and particulate can trigger irregular heartbeat,...
Channel 2 NewsNew, safer cribs are on their way to Alaska child care providers as part of a program to keep sleeping babies safe. The Boys and Girls Club in Spenard received a shipment of safer cribs Wednesday that meet new national safety standards. The beds are...
Becky BohrerGov. Sean Parnell is proposing changes to the way the state regulates wastewater from cruise ships. But critics say the bill would roll-back provisions of a 2006 citizen initiative that required wastewater to meet water quality standards. The...
Mae Anderson, AP Retail WriterSupermarket chains Kroger Co. and Stop& Shop said Thursday they will join the growing list of store chains that will no longer sell beef that includes an additive with the unappetizing moniker "pink slime." Federal regulators say the ammonia-treated...
Channel 2 NewsThe Anchorage School District announced Tuesday it may soon be expecting more from its students, under a proposal to adopt nationally-recognized education standards called Common Core State Standards. At a press conference, Superintendent Carol Comeau...
The Associated PressNine groups are challenging Shell Oil’s Arctic air permit, granted by the Environmental Protection Agency to Shell Oil for a drilling ship in Alaska's Chukchi Sea, in a federal appeals court. The environmental and Alaska Native groups want the...
Channel 2 NewsInspection and Maintenance (I/M) testing could soon be a thing of the past for Anchorage drivers. The Municipality of Anchorage received notification from the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday that it will likely approve the city's request...
A hearing is scheduled to be held on Proposition 2, the proposition that aims to improve air quality in Fairbanks by banning hydronic heaters and coal-fired devices, as well as creating emissions standards for all wood burners. The Fairbanks Daily News-...
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