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Canada OKs KSM mine’s environmental plans

Canada OKs KSM mine’s environmental plans

A controversial mine near Southeast Alaska’s border won approval from Canada’s federal government on Friday. That worries critics, who say the development could pollute salmon-bearing rivers.
Governor cuts funding for Ambler mining road

Governor cuts funding for Ambler mining road

Tribal leaders and stakeholders gathered in Fairbanks to discuss cultural, environmental and social impacts of a proposed 220-mile industrial road. The meeting is happening at…

Tulsequah mine study outlines Taku River barging

Tulsequah mine study outlines Taku River barging

Chieftain Metals Corp. is trying to reopen the long closed Tulsequah Chief Mine.…

Appeals court to reconsider Tongass case

Appeals court to reconsider Tongass case

In March, a divided three-judge panel sided with the state of Alaska and found the U.S. Department of Agriculture had legitimate grounds in 2003 to…

Obama makes Bristol Bay off-limits for oil, gas development

Obama makes Bristol Bay off-limits for oil, gas development

The president’s announcement is being celebrated in Dillingham.…

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Rate increase approved for AP&T power customers

Rate increase approved for AP&T power customers

APC is expected to revise its rates again next year because when it folds its newly acquired Gustavus…

Forest Service releases review of proposed power line to Kake

The intertie could make cheap hydroelectric power available to the 600 residents of Kake, who rely on costly…

900-gallon fuel spill reported in Kake

900-gallon fuel spill reported in Kake

A year ago, the same facility leaked an estimated 55-hundred gallons of gas into the salt water after…

Research that could affect Southeast logging, mining unclear on wolf designation

Research that could affect Southeast logging, mining unclear on wolf designation

An article published last month in the Journal of Heredity concludes that DNA evidence does not support listing…

Skagway pens tentative lease with state agency for ore terminal

Skagway pens tentative lease with state agency for ore terminal

The new lease allows up to 750,000 tons of ore and concentrations be shipped through the facility annually.…

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