When you walk into a Juneau home, you take your shoes off at the door. We live in a wet place, and tracking mud across someone’s fresh-swept carpet isn’t a quick way to make friends.
Do it more than once, and you’ll probably be met at the porch.
This week, we learned that several of the cruise lines visiting Juneau have for years violated the state’s clean air regulations. These aren’t the regulations that cover things like the chemicals that cause acid rain, they’re the rules that protect our landscape from ugly splotches of “smoke.”