Tag Archives: Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

Sitka National Historical Park spill preparedness exercise to include federal, state, and local agencies

  On Thursday, April 23, a multi-agency oil spill response field exercise will be carried out from about 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the mouth of the Indian River in Sitka National Historical Park. The effort is part of an ongoing commitment by … Continue reading

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Sitka Sound Science Center presentation will shed light on impacts of Fukushima radiation in the Pacific Ocean

People living along the Pacific Coast, including in Sitka and Southeast Alaska, have been wondering about the impacts of radiation in the food supply ever since the March 2011 earthquake in Japan and Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant meltdown. Dr. … Continue reading

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