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State Senate passes bill advancing gasline project

State Senate passes bill advancing gasline project

After six hours of debate, the state Senate voted in favor of a bill advancing a natural gas megaproject where Alaska is a part owner.

State, feds to weigh options in Exxon Valdez case

State, feds to weigh options in Exxon Valdez case

The state and federal governments have told a federal judge they are reviewing information from studies on the lingering effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communities

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communities

Gov. Sean Parnell wants to get natural gas to Alaska’s coastal communities. He says a gas line and LNG plant could benefit more than the Railbelt.

Californian pulls name from board consideration

The decision came before a legislative hearing where the nominee was expected to be questioned on his residency status, his tax records, and his ties to the oil industry.

Labor language reinserted in gasline bill

Labor language reinserted in gasline bill

The latest version of a bill advancing a natural gas mega-project restores language concerning collective bargaining.

State of Alaska sues over North Pole refinery contamination

State of Alaska sues over North Pole refinery contamination

Lawsuit claims that Flint Hills Resources and Williams Alaska should pay for cleaning up sulfolane in North Pole

Yakutat prepares to try out wave-generated power

Yakutat prepares to try out wave-generated power

The northern Southeast city of Yakutat is gearing up for a wave-energy experiment. If it’s a success, the community of about 650 residents could lower its high, diesel-fueled power costs.

Begich: Public dollars are for public education

Begich: Public dollars are for public education

Begich singled out public school funding and constitutional amendment for state support of private or religious schools

Pebble opponents, proponents react to EPA decision

Pebble opponents, proponents react to EPA decision

The developers of Pebble Mine are not pleased with what they say is a gross overreach of federal authority.

EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

EPA starts process that could restrict Pebble Mine

The federal agency will ask the state and those behind the proposed Pebble Mine to make their case for the project.