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Obama withdraws 9.8m acres of Arctic Ocean

Obama withdraws 9.8m acres of Arctic Ocean

President Obama is withdrawing 9.8 million acres of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas from future oil and gas lease sales.
Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge

President Barack Obama says he will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area.…

Keystone XL: Bad for Alaska crude?

Keystone XL: Bad for Alaska crude?

The fight over the Keystone XL Pipeline is likely to heat up in Congress this week. …

Environmental groups support EPA’s proposal on chemical dispersant use

Environmental groups support EPA’s proposal on chemical dispersant use

An environmental group based in Homer was part of the first push to change the existing dispersant rules.…

Kake powerline project a little closer to construction

Kake powerline project a little closer to construction

The Kake Petersburg Intertie as it’s called, has been under study for decades but the environmental review of the project underway has supporters thinking it’s…

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Plunging oil prices cast doubt on Arctic drilling

Plunging oil prices cast doubt on Arctic drilling

As oil prices continue to plummet, some corporations are scaling back on expensive exploration projects -- like drilling…

Pebble Mine owner raises funds for operations, legal fight

Pebble Mine owner raises funds for operations, legal fight

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. has raised about $13 million to help fund operations and an ongoing legal fight…

Federal regulators pause licensing process for Susitna-Watana dam

Federal regulators pause licensing process for Susitna-Watana dam

Federal regulators have agreed to put on hold the licensing process for the massive proposed Susitna-Watana dam in…

Alaska LNG export project advances despite oil price fall

Alaska LNG export project advances despite oil price fall

Officials connected to Alaska's massive liquefied natural gas export project say falling oil prices haven't slowed it.…

As Walker forges own way on gasline, Republicans wary

As Walker forges own way on gasline, Republicans wary

Bill Walker has put the oil and gas industry on notice that he will be doing things differently…

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