Alaskans love their state and want to make sure it is protected. Alaska Business covers the environmental service providers that help builders and developers plan and execute projects responsibly. We also report on recycling efforts on a community and corporate scale.
Latest Environmental News
Reclamation and Restoration of True North Mine in Interior Alaska Completed; Land Returned to State Control
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources and Department of Economic Conservation applaud Kinross remediating the True North gold after several years of safe, efficient, and profitable operations: “The system works.”
Engineering firms offering environmental services in Alaska address a broad spectrum of issues that impact humans and wildlife—managing everything from COVID-19 wipe-downs and toxic mold issues to oil spill prevention planning and soil remediation.
The Makushin Geothermal Project would accommodate all of Unalaska’s current and known potential customer base while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, increasing energy security, and helping diversify the local economy.
USACE Gives Pebble 90 Days to Develop a Plan to Mitigate ‘Unavoidable Adverse Impacts to Aquatic Resources’
USACE made Clean Water Act Section 404(b)(1) factual determinations that discharges at Pebble would cause unavoidable adverse impacts to aquatic resources and that those adverse impacts would result in significant degradation to those aquatic resources.
For the third year in a row, multiple entities and tribes are coming together to assist Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region villages with the removal of harmful e-waste.
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Greasy pizza boxes are now being accepted in all Anchorage cardboard recycling, as new data shows that grease and small amounts of cheese in pizza boxes have no effect on the recyclability of the boxes.
“With this small change we hope we can prevent further confusion and prevent valuable material that can be recycled from going into the landfill,” says Solid Waste Services Recycling Coordinator Suzanna Caldwell.
Trihydro has again been ranked among the Engineering News-Record (ENR) Top Environmental Firms. ENR Ranks the top 200 environmental firms nationally based on gross revenue associated with environmental services.
This year marks Trihydro’s 15th consecutive appearance on the list; debuting at 171 in 2006, Trihydro ranked 113 in 2020.
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In This Issue
Triumphant Journeys: The Alaska Business 2020 Top 49ers
One factor that contributes to successful business operations is the ability to adapt to new situations; rare is the organization that flourishes without changing at all. This year, as we are all acutely aware by now, will go down in history for many, many things including the wide range of methods implemented by businesses as they adapted to the new landscape presented to them by COVID-19.