If Fishermen Can’t Flush a Head in Cook Inlet, Why Should Hilcorp Be Allowed to Dump Toxic Waste?
As the fishing season hit its stride this summer, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Jason Brune sent a letter to commercial fishermen about the hazards of dumping raw sewage close to shore.
And while sewage management - especially on smaller boats - can be a challenge, Mr. Brune was right. It’s illegal to dump raw sewage within 3 miles of the coast because it’s unsafe, it’s unhealthy and no one wants raw sewage floating through their nets or in the waters where...
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