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
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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....
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Mixing-zone rule dates from ’70s
Bill protects pristine image
Measure accommodates miners
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