AFE 2021: Marine Debris Removal, Prevention and Response: Projects, Efforts and Observations

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In this session you’ll hear from members of the Alaska marine debris community on recent and planned efforts, what they’re finding, and what they’re learning. Across Alaska there is an active and innovative marine debris community working to clean debris from shorelines. These projects use diverse methods but all have the common goal of removing debris and preventing impacts to ...

AFE 2021: PFAS – Tools and Techniques for Investigation and Analysis

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Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are now a well-documented class of emerging contaminants receiving attention worldwide as a pervasive and persistent environmental threat. Numerous previous presentations at AFE have discussed common topics for PFAS: sources, exposure pathways, options for treatment, and regulatory oversight and actions. This talk will focus on technical aspects for investigating the complex suite of PFAS compounds ...

AFE 2021: Remedial Process Optimization 101: What Is It and How Can It Improve My Project?

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Remedial Process Optimization 101 will provide an overview of RPO as a systematic and proven means for evaluating ways to managing the progression of a site towards regulatory closure.  It pertains to each step in the lifecycle of a remediation project, from characterization thru design, operations and closure. RPO is a proactive tool to evaluate and chart the best path ...

Film Festival: Backhaul Alaska

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PSA for the Backhaul Alaska Program. Backhaul Alaska is a program of the Solid Waste Alaska Taskforce.Filmmaker: Solid Waste Alaska Taskforce

Film Festival: Alaska Subsistence – Spirit of the Ancestors

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Alaska Subsistence - Spirit of the Ancestors is a short film about the enduring connection Alaskans have with salmon and other wild-food resources. The film was produced for Region 10 Tribal Operations Committee for their 2020 Tribal Environmental Leadership Summit. Filmmaker: Bjorn Olson

Film Festival: Part of this Land

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The film showcases the importance of plants as foundational to Indigenous food security, lifeways, spirituality, community wellness and environmental sustainability. While the film highlights Alaska Natives, the message is transferable to all Tribes in our Region. This film was made by the Tribal Caucus to support that initiative and will be used to provide insight to EPA Region 10 Tribal ...