Undaunted, C-SAW and RCA clarified the goals of the petition and resubmitted.
Take action: Contact C-SAW at (907) 766-3005 or email Gershon@aptalaska.net for more information.
has recently begun a nationwide survey of the extent of mixing-zone use.
's efforts will focus on the passage of these bills.
In September of 1998, Earth Island launched the Campaign to Safeguard America's Waters (C-SAW) to stop the authorization of mixing zones (pollution-dilution zones) in federal wastewater discharge permits.
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.
The Campaign to Safeguard America's Waters (C-SAW
) and other clean water groups working in Alaska are excited that the EPA recently denied permission to Coeur d'Alene Mines (Berner's Bay, Alaska) to dispose of tailings at the bottom of Lynn Canal In an effort to cut costs, Coeur d'Alene hoped to exchange its dry tailings facility (i.e., a mountain of tailings with trees stuck on top), for permission to bury approximately 8000 acres of the bottom of Lynn Canal in mine tailings.
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.
It is the mission of the Campaign to Safeguard America's Waters (C-SAW) to close the major loophole in the point-source protection plan of the Clean Water Act -- mixing zones.
C-SAW's objective is to develop a research, education, advocacy and outreach campaign that will end the poisoning of our waters through the use of mixing zone exemptions.