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Juneau State Office Mailing Address Update

All mail sent to the DEC office in Juneau through the U.S. Postal Service must be addressed to P.O. Box 111800. Beginning October 1, all mail addressed to our Willoughby Avenue address will not be delivered and will be returned to sender by the Post Office. This change only impacts incoming mail to the Juneau office.

DEC Press Releases

Date Headline and PDF download (or Link)
10/04/2018 DEC Takes Action on PFAS Contamination: Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Cleanup Levels for Fire-fighting Chemicals in Drinking Water
09/19/2018 Up to $800,000 in Alaska Clean Water Actions Grants Available
09/19/2018 2018 Recreational Season Monitoring Complete for Kenai Beaches
09/18/2018 2018 Recreational Season Monitoring Complete for Ketchikan Beaches
08/14/2018 DEC Finds Elevated Bacteria Levels at Six Coastal Areas in Ketchikan
07/17/2018 DEC Finds Elevated Bacteria Levels on Kenai River Beaches
06/19/2018 DEC Lifts Advisory for Knudson Cove and Continues Watch for Exceedances in Ketchikan
05/24/2018 DEC Finds Elevated Bacteria Levels on Coastal Area in Ketchikan
05/07/2018 DEC announces improvements to oil spill response program, releases updated manual
04/18/2018 State Officials Respond to an Outbreak of E. Coli at a Correctional Facility in Nome
03/22/2018 DEC seeking information and other feedback from the community on Preliminary Draft Documents for Fairbanks North Star Borough Nonattainment Area
03/08/2018 State Awards Over $267,000 in Alaska Clean Water Actions Grants
02/21/2018 DEC Names Laura Achee Public Information Officer
02/01/2018 DEC Releases 2017 Monitoring Report for Bacteria at Coastal Areas in Ketchikan
01/30/2018 DEC Releases Updated Alaska Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Report
12/15/2017 Integrated Report Highlights Condition of Alaska’s Water
12/14/2017 DEC Responding to Drinking Water Concerns Prompted by Emerging Contaminants
09/29/2017 State of Alaska to Conduct Removal of Hazardous Material from Former Fairbanks Junkyard
09/18/2017 DEC Reports No Elevated Bacteria Levels at Coastal Areas in Ketchikan
09/07/2017 State Postpones Final Phase of Wrangell Junkyard Site Cleanup
08/17/2017 DEC Reports Bacteria Levels on Coastal Areas in Ketchikan Have Decreased
08/11/2017 DEC Find Elevated Bacteria Levels on Coastal Areas in Ketchikan
08/02/2017 Final Phase of Wrangell Junkyard Site Cleanup Underway
06/08/2017 DEC Services Threatened by Potential Government Shutdown
05/11/2017 EPA reclassifies Fairbanks as "Serious" Nonattainment for Air Quality, Prompts Real Estate Measure and Commercial Wood Sellers Requirements
03/16/2017 Public Outreach  the Process of Nominating and Designating Tier 3 Waters to Include Workshops and Website
03/13/2017 Alaska Receives Grant Award to Improve Air Quality in Fairbanks and North Pole
02/16/2017 State’s Environmental Health Laboratory Receives International Accreditation
01/09/2017 No Fukushima-Related Radiation Detected in Alaska Seafood
01/03/2017 Up to $445,000 in Alaska Clean Water Actions Grants Available
09/21/2016 State Completes Emergency Cleanup of Contaminated Wrangell Junkyard Site
09/15/2016 Official Event of the U.S. Chairmanship of the Arctic Council: Water Innovations for Healthy Arctic Homes (WIHAH) Conference Anchorage, Alaska — September 18-21, 2016
08/26/2016 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus Identified in Alaska
07/15/2016 Marine Debris Cleanup Barge Arrives in Anchorage
07/08/2016 Open Houses, Public Hearings on State Air Quality Regulations
05/19/2016 State Awards Nearly $300,000 in Clean Water Actions Grants
05/17/2016 DEC Announces Conference on Water Innovations for Healthy Arctic Homes
04/20/2016 Food Service Organizations Receive Food Safety Excellence Recognition
04/12/2016 State of Alaska Hosts Transboundary Environmental Data Workshop
04/07/2016 State of Alaska Finds More Contaminated Material Than Expected During Wrangell (Byford) Junkyard Cleanup
03/17/2016 Postcard Survey to Track Home Heating Usage in Fairbanks North Star Borough
02/11/2016 State's Marine Debris Program Receives $950,000 for 2016 Cleanup Efforts
12/29/2015 Up to $355,000 in Alaska Clean Water Actions Grants Available
12/08/2015 DEC Announces Phase Three in the Alaska Water and Sewer Challenge
12/03/2015 DEC Issues $18,050 Penalty to Matanuska-Susitna Borough and E&E Construction for Violations of the Construction General Permit
11/30/2015 No Fukushima-Related Radiation Detected in Alaska Seafood
11/24/2015 Alaska Submits Request to EPA to Divide Fairbanks North Star Borough PM2.5 Nonattainment Area
09/25/2015 State of Alaska to Cleanup Highly Contaminated Junk Yard in Wrangell
09/23/2015 DEC Encourages Participation in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
09/21/2015 DEC Reports Bacteria Levels Meet Standards at Sandy Beach, Petersburg
09/18/2015 DEC Finds Elevated Levels of Bacteria at Sandy Beach in Petersburg
09/18/2015 DEC Advises Caution in Harvesting Shellfish
08/25/2015 Public Meeting Scheduled on Moose Creek Groundwater Contamination
08/07/2015 Alaska Awards More Than $300,000 in Clean Water Actions Grants
07/06/2015 Wide-Scale, Complex Marine Debris Removal Effort Underway
06/15/2015 Eielson Air Force Base Confirms Off-Base Migration of Contaminated Groundwater, Schedules Public Meeting with Moose Creek Residents
06/15/2015 Silver Bay Seafoods Valdez Agrees to Pay $75,000 Penalty for Permit Violations
06/12/2015 No Interruption of Services at DEC, Environmental Health Laboratory
06/09/2015 DEC Continues Protection of North Pole Drinking Water; Studies Are Initiated to Determine Effects of Long Term Exposure to Sulfolane
06/01/2015 Effects on DEC Services Resulting from a Government Shutdown
05/22/2015 Eielson Air Force Base Investigates Off-Base Migration of Contaminated Groundwater
05/18/2015 DEC Recognizes Participants of Moisture Disclosure Program
05/05/2015 DEC Names New Public Information Officer
03/27/2015 Simply Balanced frozen organic chopped spinach recalled for possible Listeria contamination
03/27/2015 Amy's Kitchen recalls several products for possible Listeria contamination
03/19/2015 Multiple products containing organic garlic powder recalled for possible contamination with Salmonella
03/19/2015 Kraft Macaroni and Cheese recalled for possible small metal pieces
03/17/2015 Notice of Public AFSAC Meeting
03/16/2015 Ground cumin recalled for undeclared peanut allergen
02/25/2015 "Sock It To Me Crème Cake" recalled due to undeclared nut allergen
02/23/2015 Telephone Survey to Track Home Heating Habits in Fairbanks North Star Borough
01/28/2015 Freeland Foods Go Raw Organic Spicy Seed Mix recalled due to possible Salmonella contamination
01/22/2015 Rader Farms Fresh Start Smoothie Blend, Sunrise Refresh Fusion, and Daily Power Fusion recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
01/13/2015 Taj Ethnic Gourmet Indian Sauces recalled due to possible peanut allergen
01/12/2015 MorningStar Farms Spicy Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers recalled due to undeclared peanut allergen