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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.

Past (2001) Science Advisory Panel

A new Science Advisory Panel was created in 2009 to advise the Department on technologically effective and economically feasible methods to treat wastewater.

2009 Science Advisory Panel

The 2001 Science Advisory Panel was chartered during the Alaska Cruise Ship Initiative. The Panel consists of independent experts in fields such as marine pollution, oceanography, chemistry, and microbiology. The Panel advises the DEC on scientific matters related to cruise ship impacts on the Alaskan environment and public health.

The Impact of Cruise Ship Wastewater Discharge on Alaska Waters (PDF)  - November 2002

Science Panel's interpretation of Whole Effluent Toxicity test results (PDF)  - October 2002

Lab results for Whole Effluent Toxicity tests (WET) (PDF)  - August 2002

Science Advisory Panel meeting Summary (PDF)  - August 2002

Science Advisory Panel meeting Summary (PDF)  - December 2001

Science Advisory Panel: Status Report -   (PDF) August 24, 2001 (PDF)

Initial Report on the July 10, 2001 Study of Opportunity of Currents and Wake Turbulence Behind Cruise Ships (PDF)  - August 6, 2001

Draft Assessment Framework (PDF)  - July 2001

Near-Field Dispersion of Wastewater Behind a Moving Large Cruise Ship (PDF)  - June 26, 2001

Wastewater Constituents to Monitor in 2001 (PDF) - June 15, 2001

Guidelines For Whole Effluent Testing (WET) Testing (PDF)

White Paper - Preliminary List of Topics (PDF)

Science panel bios (PDF)