October 8, 2012

Contemporary Water: Reuse, Conservation, Beyond Treatment

EPA Releases New Guidelines for Water Reuse
http://www.acwa.com/news/water-quality/epa-releases-new-guidelines-water-reuse
Reed beds can weed out the waste to return clean water
http://www.thenational.ae/news/uae-news/technology/reed-beds-can-weed-out-the-waste-to-return-clean-water
Eye on the Environment: Reduce, reuse, recycle washing machines
http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/oct/06/reduce-reuse-recycle-washing-machines/
Student develops water conservation method
http://statenews.com/article/2012/10/student-develops-water-conservation-method
The Industry of Water Recycling & Reuse Technologies to Reach $57 Billion in 2015
http://societyandreligion.com/the-industry-of-water-recycling-reuse-technologies-to-reach-57-billion-in-2015,19

Public Policy

Hearing set on proposed Kitsap County forestry plan
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/05/hearing-set-on-proposed-kitsap-county-forestry/#ixzz28Ylu9rU8
City pays the cost of road repairs
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/172856221.html
Bremerton police’s ‘ambassador’ to community retiring, again
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/06/bremerton-polices-ambassador-to-community-again/
Council gets first peek at interim tree ordinance
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/172855981.html
Poulsbo will test new parking limits
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/172739711.html

Elections

Campaign roundup
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/05/campaign-roundup/
Washington Gubernatorial Candidates On The Environment
http://earthfix.opb.org/communities/article/washington-gubernatorial-candidates-on-the-environ/
McKenna, Inslee outline plans to bring efficiency to government
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/10/06/2276417/mckenna-inslee-outline-plans-to.html
2 King Co. candidates vying for Attorney General
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/2-King-Co-candidates-vying-for-Attorney-General-3926589.php
Schedule for remaining president, VP, governor debates
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20121007/NEWS/121009977/schedule-for-remaining-president-vp-governor-debates
Make your voice heard: Vote!
http://kpbj.com/business_daily/2012-10-08/make_your_voice_heard_vote

Business/Economy

Dispute over Curley Creek Bridge costs likely to go to arbitration
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/07/dispute-over-curley-creek-bridge-costs-likely-to/#ixzz28hz04GRE
Workshop development proposed for New Brooklyn Road
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/172856361.html
Coffee Oasis getting new locations, and a renovation
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/05/coffee-oasis-getting-new-locations-and-a/#ixzz28Yp7iQlt
Future looks rosy for North Kitsap economic leaders
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/172871321.html
ARC of Kitsap could be facing its last dance
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/05/arc-of-kitsap-could-be-facing-its-last-dance/#ixzz28Yoft7Hi
Proponents, OPG consider options for North Kitsap land buy
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/172742191.html
Pot dispensaries clouding medical marijuana’s image
http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2019363501_medicalmarijuana07m.html
Drought delays harvest of cranberry crop
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20121008/NEWS03/710089995#Drought-delays-harvest-of-cranberry-crop
‘Made in Washington’ promotes manufacturers
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20121008/BIZ/710089959/1005#%26%23145Made-in-Washington%26%23146-promotes-manufacturers%0A
Hispanics blaze trail as Washington winemakers
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/10/06/2323202/hispanics-blaze-trail-as-washington.html
Starbucks CEO says small businesses can’t wait for economic fixes from federal government
http://kpbj.com/business_daily/2012-10-08/starbucks_ceo_says_small_businesses_cant_wait_for_economic_fixes_from_fede
Home is where the job is
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2012/10/04/more-americans-work-from-home/1614241/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:%20UsatodaycomMoney-TopStories%20%28Money%20-%20Top%20Stories%29&utm_content=Google%20Reader

Telecommunications/Water/Utilities/Energy/Technology

KPUD Commissioner: At age 90, time to say goodbye to public life
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/07/lee-caldwell-says-good-bye-to-public-life/#ixzz28hyWYsJ4
Solar tour to start at Bainbridge Island City Hall
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/172878761.html
Wind farm stirs breeze for ailing WA town
http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2012/oct/05/wind-farm-stirs-breeze-for-ailing-town/
Port Angeles citywide Wi-Fi to launch Monday
http://www.peninsuladailynews.com/article/20121007/NEWS/310079988/port-angeles-citywide-wi-fi-to-launch-monday
Solar energy to help households lessen power costs
http://businessmirror.com.ph/home/science/33788-solar-energy-to-help-households-lessen-power-costs
10 Significant State Policies for Distributed Solar Energy
http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/index.cfm/go/news.display/id/24150
Americans show support for clean energy in polls
http://www.csmonitor.com/Environment/Energy-Voices/2012/1004/Americans-show-support-for-clean-energy-in-polls
Recent Coal Export Trends: Q2 2012
http://daily.sightline.org/2012/10/05/recent-coal-export-trends-q2-2012/
Energy Efficiency Codes Reduce Bills, Increase Home Prices
http://indianapublicmedia.org/news/energy-efficiency-codes-reduce-bills-increase-home-prices-37082/
Your Smartphone Is More Energy Efficient Than You Think
http://news.yahoo.com/smartphone-more-energy-efficient-think-205901205.html
Useful ways to protect yourself in cyberspace
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20121007/BIZ/710079936/1005#Useful-ways-to-protect-yourself-in-cyberspace

Environment

Elwha, Illahee featured in two upcoming films at Admiral Theatre
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/07/elwha-illahee-featured-in-two-upcoming-films/#ixzz28i01G9f5
A Drone’s Eye View of the Elwha River
http://earthfix.opb.org/water/article/a-drones-eye-view-of-the-elwha-river/
Norm Dicks inducted into Wild Salmon Hall of Fame
http://pugetsoundblogs.com/waterways/#ixzz28i19gNS7
Governor extends burn ban to every Wash. county
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Governor-extends-burn-ban-to-every-Wash-county-3926744.php
Shelton-area wildfire 85 percent contained
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/07/shelton-area-wildfire-85-percent-contained/
Kitsap is link in birds’ ‘skyways,’ says Audubon president
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/06/kitsap-is-link-in-birds-skyways-says-audubon/#ixzz28e5Zq6HL
Fort Ward Park Key Site Along Audubon’s Pacific Bird Flyway
http://www.insidebainbridge.com/2012/10/07/fort-ward-park-key-site-along-audubons-pacific-bird-flyway/
Another fish barrier removed in WA
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/10/05/2321246/another-fish-barrier-removed.html

Transportation

PT-Coupeville ferry service back to one boat Oct. 9
http://www.ptleader.com/main.asp?FromHome=1&TypeID=1&ArticleID=32261&SectionID=36&SubSectionID=55

Schools/Education

Community talk details how to raise resilient children
http://www.bainbridgereview.com/news/172879131.html
WWU classes may expand 4-year degrees at OC Poulsbo
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/06/wwu-classes-may-expand-4-year-degrees-at-oc/#ixzz28e8oMqNc
Bremerton School District: Upcoming Superintendent’s Forum
http://www.bremertonschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=4388&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=3254&PageID=1
Central Kitsap School District: High school students ready to ask, “What’s next?”
http://www.cksd.wednet.edu/News/PDF/CollegeandCareerNight2012.pdf
North Kitsap School District: Advertising Committee Members Needed
http://www.nkschools.org/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&ModuleInstanceID=2482&ViewID=047E6BE3-6D87-4130-8424-D8E4E9ED6C2A&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=17694&PageID=1

Military

Stennis sailors rescue man from South China Sea
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/06/stennis-sailors-rescue-man-from-south-china-sea/#ixzz28e8XRHGB
WA National Guard focuses on cyber attacks
http://www.bellinghamherald.com/2012/10/07/2719974/wa-national-guard-focuses-on-cyber.html
With reforms, more women opt for VA health care
http://www.heraldnet.com/article/20121008/BIZ/710089957/1005#With-reforms-more-women-opt-for-VA-health-care-
Enterprise reactors to be buried at Hanford
http://www.theolympian.com/2012/10/08/2278015/enterprise-reactors-to-be-buried.html

Community/Social Services

North end firefighters receive extrication training on hybrid vehicles
http://www.northkitsapherald.com/news/172874361.html

KitsapCares

Gardens help fill shelves at food banks
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/2012/oct/07/community-gardens-help-fill-shelves-at-food/

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