Unfortunately, the Murkowski administration has aided and abetted the industry by making it nearly impossible for C-SAW
to get the CSBI on the ballot.
Take action: C-SAW
's "The Mixing Zone Manual--How to Stop the Dilution Solution," is downloadable from the C-SAW
and Clean Water Network websites.
staff recently traveled to Puerto Rico to meet with members of Centro de Accion Ambiental (Environmental Action Center) and help fight a mixing zone for a municipal sewage treatment plant in the coastal town of Barceloneta that launders nearly 4 million pounds of toxic organic solvents and other pharmaceutical manufacturing wastes every year.
The incident now is under review by the EPAs Criminal Investigation Division and C-SAW
has asked Alaska's attorney general to charge the firm with violating state water quality laws.
Over the past year, C-SAW
has turned up the heat on the mixing-zone issue by (1) providing technical and strategic support to local organizations challenging specific pollution discharge permits that contain mixing zones; and (2) initiating an attack on the underlying principles of mixing zone authorization.
offers kudos to the EPA and everyone who helped make sure that the necessary information reached their desks in time.
challenges Logging pollution The Campaign to Safeguard America's Waters (C-SAW
) has filed comments with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation challenging a proposed national general permit for Log Transfer Facilities.