A roadmap for Southeast Alaska energy development is meeting some resistance from the Southeast Conference.
The public comment period on the AJ Mine Water Study ends March 28th.
The report is an overview of Juneau’s water system, and identifies several scenarios and management concepts, with and without a nearby operating gold mine.
The U.S. Forest Service has approved a plan to allow Greens Creek Mine to drill 11 sites across one and a quarter acres in a roadless area within Admiralty Island National Monument. It’s an extension of work done each summer to find additional mineral deposits.
The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration says Kensington Gold Mine management policies, procedures, and controls were inadequate at the time 30-year-old Joseph Tagaban was killed last September.
Members of Alaska’s bipartisan Senate Majority fired back at Governor Sean Parnell and his allies today (Tuesday) for calling the Senate’s proposed revision of the state’s oil tax structure a “tax increase.”
The CBJ Assembly last night (Monday) received a draft study on the city’s water system related to ongoing work on the AJ Mine.
Coeur d’Alene Mines, owner of the Kensington Mine near Juneau, set several company records in 2011. Meanwhile, production levels at Kensington have been curtailed to allow for expanded underground development, which company officials say will lead to long-term stability.
Roughly 1700 customers were without power as several feeders went off-line Monday morning.
Gov. Sean Parnell Wednesday night set out a “road map” for getting access to North Slope gas.
The legislative session begins today (Tuesday) in Juneau, with a lot on the plate of lawmakers. And Juneau Senator Dennis Egan is right in the thick of things.