The Juneau Assembly has adopted a Municipal Drinking Water Supply Plan that grew out of discussions about reopening the AJ Mine near downtown.
A five-person assessment team spent about three hours aboard the grounded Shell drilling rig Kulluk yesterday afternoon.
A Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill ship has again broke loose from two towing vessels in a Gulf of Alaska storm and run aground on Sitkalidak Island.
The Coast Guard says the crews of two towing vessels attached to a Shell drill ship continue to battle a fierce storm in the Gulf of Alaska.
Coast Guard Spokesman David Mosley in Anchorage says the tug Aiviq began experiencing engine problems late last night. He says it has enough power to maintain its current position, about 48 hours from landfall.
Shell’s Noble Discoverer drill rig has had several high-profile mishaps in 2012. Now, the Coast Guard says it found problems with the rig’s on-board systems during an emergency inspection in Seward.
A project is underway to replace the power line across Turnagain Pass on the Kenai Peninsula.
State lawmakers today heard an update on a proposal to get natural gas from the North Slope to Southcentral Alaska.
The Deepwater Horizon blowout of 2010 marked the first time that chemical dispersants were injected into an oil spill underwater.
There’s buzz in Washington that a recent report commissioned by the Department of Energy could speed up approval of export terminals for liquefied natural gas in the Lower 48.