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Tribes seek to intervene in lawsuit over Pebble

Tribes seek to intervene in lawsuit over PebbleA consortium of tribes is seeking to intervene in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a lawsuit challenging EPA's authority to potentially block the proposed Pebble Mine.

Parnell: Pipeline agreement signed

Parnell: Pipeline agreement signedSean Parnell says an agreement has been signed that allows for the next stage in pursuing a major liquefied natural gas project.

Avista buys AELP for $170 million

Avista buys AELP for $170 millionJuneau's Alaska Electric Light and Power has merged with Spokane-based Avista Corp.

U.S. House passes bill to open NPR-A

U.S. House passes bill to open NPR-AFor the second time in six months, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill aimed at greater oil industry access to the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.

Judge lets state intervene in Pebble case

Judge lets state intervene in Pebble caseThe state is now party to a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its involvement with the proposed Pebble Mine.

Oil tax advocates spell out their case against referendum

A handful of leading advocates for the new oil tax regime made the case for keeping the law to a friendly audience on Wednesday.

B.C. mine developers defend near-border projects

B.C. mine developers defend near-border projectsWe’ve heard a lot about environmental damage from mines planned for northwest British Columbia, just across Alaska’s border. But we haven’t heard a lot from mine advocates. Now, we have.

Subsistence users criticize miners, regulators at Nome meeting

Subsistence users criticize miners, regulators at Nome meetingSome subsistence users blame gold miners and regulators for failing to take into account the negative impacts mining is having on other resources around Nome.

State Supreme Court hears case to remove Pebble initiative from ballot

State Supreme Court hears case to remove Pebble initiative from ballotThe Pebble initiative would add another layer of scrutiny to the proposed Pebble Mine

BP uses drones for first time on land for commercial purposes

BP uses drones for first time on land for commercial purposesBP is using Unmanned Aerial Systems to inspect roads, gravel pads, and pipelines on the North Slope.