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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Wastewater discharge rule changes on tap

Legislature to consider permanent prohibition on relaxing standards for wastewater discharge permits for Alaska's natural streams

 

Last updated 1/29/2006 at Noon



A bill being considered by the Alaska Legislature this session may put to rest, once and for all, recent controversy over proposed easing of certain restrictions on wastewater discharges in fish spawning areas of Alaska streams.

House Bill 328, introduced by House Fisheries Chairman Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, would set in statute Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation regulations that...



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