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Oil tax debate draws standing room only crowd

It was standing-room only at a debate on whether to keep the new capped oil tax rate or to switch back to a system where the rate goes up along with the profits.
BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approval

BC’s KSM mine nears environmental approval

Canadian environmental officials have given provisional approval to a controversial mine planned for an area northeast of Ketchikan.…

Pebble wants notice of future EPA action

Pebble wants notice of future EPA action

The group behind the proposed Pebble Mine wants notification of any further action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would affect the project.…

Companies file export application for Alaska LNG

The companies pursuing a major liquefied natural gas project in Alaska have applied for an export license with the U.S. Department of Energy.…

Pipeline critics: Grounding in Prince Rupert shows tanker risks

Pipeline critics: Grounding in Prince Rupert shows tanker risks

A 750-foot bulk carrier ran aground outside Prince Rupert in British Columbia last Monday.…

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B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soon

B.C. mines get financial boost, one to open soon

Canadian investors are putting millions of new dollars into mining projects near the Southeast Alaska border. Critics say…

Fort Knox wants to expands onto federal land

Fort Knox wants to expands onto federal land

A Fairbanks operator wants to expand its Fort Knox Gold Mine onto federal land.…

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and waves

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and waves

With 90 percent of the nation’s tidal power, and a good chunk of its wave and river energy,…

Telephone scam threatens AELP customers

Telephone scam threatens AELP customers

Another telephone scam hit the capital city Wednesday…

Aleutians prepare for more vessel traffic as Canadian pipeline advances

Aleutians prepare for more vessel traffic as Canadian pipeline advances

The Canadian government gave conditional approval to the Northern Gateway pipeline in British Columbia. If it’s built, it’ll…

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