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By The Associated Press
The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

Railroad pressed to control coal dust


Last updated 9/30/2007 at Noon

State environmental regulators say the Alaska Railroad is proposing insufficient measures to prevent black dust from spreading from its coal loading facility in Seward.

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation cited the state-owned railroad for two emissions violations in April after scores of residents complained of heavy emissions during a prolonged spell of dry, windy weather las...

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