If you liked the cold and snow this winter in Alaska, climatologist Brian Brettschneider says don’t get used to it.
Across the world on Saturday, scientists are taking part in the March for Science. There are 10 marches planned in communities around Alaska. In the state’s largest city, hundreds of people are expected to participate.
Last week, Hilcorp was finally able to fix a fuel line in Cook Inlet that regulators say started leaking gas in December. But the oil and gas company and its allies are still struggling to contain another issue: environmental groups, which argue that Hilcorp’s problems in Cook Inlet disqualify the company from drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean.
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation today announced that a leaking oil and gas well on the North Slope was successfully plugged.