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Dec 07, 2015
Award presentation to Sitka Assembly on December 8
SITKA HARBOR SYSTEM CERTIFIED AS FOURTH ALASKA CLEAN HARBOR IN STATE Award presentation to Sitka Assembly on December 8, 2015
Jan 13, 2015
Long-awaited protections for oil dispersants and other oil spill response chemicals released for public comment
This morning, a proposed rule for chemical oil dispersants, which was initiated in 2001, was released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The long-awaited proposal will undergo a 90-day public review and comment period once it is published in the Federal Register. The proposed rule seeks public input on, among other things, the toxicity testing required before chemicals used in oil spill response are authorized for use, the type of information that manufacturers of these chemicals must provide to the EPA and the public and what monitoring is required when such chemicals are used in an oil spill response.
Nov 10, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 10, 2014 FOR MORE INFORMATION: Bob Shavelson, Inletkeeper 907.299.3277 Erin Koenig, WHOI/CMER 508.289.3340
Jun 27, 2014
“Crowdsource” Funding Site to Pay for Sample
Cook Inletkeeper today announced efforts to test waters in Lower Cook Inlet for radiation. The testing comes in response to concerns about radiation from the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, and the implications for Alaskan fisheries and consumers.

Press Clips

Jul 02, 2015
Chilkat Valley News
The Borough of Haines is experiencing spikes in cancer-causing disinfection byproducts in their public water supply. Inletkeeper's Clean Water Program Director talked with Chilkat Valley News reporter Karen Garcia about that and other drinking water issues.
Sep 11, 2014
Since the late 1990’s, Cook Inletkeeper's Citizens' Environmental Monitoring Program (CEMP) has collected data from water flowing into the Cook Inlet with help from an army of volunteers. The group now has a collection of data they believe will, for the first time, offer a definitive picture of water quality for the Kachemak Bay and Anchor River Watersheds.
Jun 24, 2013
Big Lake Girls Scout Cassie Alexander partners with Cook Inletkeeper to promote clean boating on Big Lake and heads to D.C. to speak on girls and women engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Jun 19, 2013
Homer Tribune
Summer is finally here, and with it comes a busy and exciting season of boating. As boaters, we regularly handle fuel, oil and batteries. Knowing how to most effectively and responsibly handle these things helps you keep the water clean, protects salmon, saves money and ensures a safe and fun boating experience.
Nov 12, 2012
Cordova Times
Cook Inletkeeper, a community based non-profit organization with a mission to protect the habitat of Cook Inlet, says the Chinook Symposium failed to address the loss and degradation of freshwater habitat as a factor in wild Alaska salmon run strength, productivity and overall population health.
Apr 25, 2012
Homer Tribune
Apr 18, 2012
Homer Tribune
E-Recycling set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 28 in parking lot at Spenard Builders Supply
Dec 01, 2011
Homer News
Homer Harbor first port certified as an 'Alaska Clean Harbor'