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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.

As oil tax referendum nears, Dems try making bet with Governor

A pair of Anchorage Democrats are calling on Gov. Sean Parnell to pass legislation serving as a guarantee that the new oil tax system will lead to more production on the North Slope.

Yesterday’s power outage affected 5,000 customers

Yesterday’s power outage affected 5,000 customersAELP says all outage information is posted quickly on Facebook and Twitter

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?Around the country, the proposal is viewed as a push to get states to clean up their coal plants, but that may not be the easiest way for Alaska to meet its target.

New EPA carbon-pollution rules will spark rate hikes in Fairbanks

New EPA carbon-pollution rules will spark rate hikes in FairbanksAbout 60 percent of GVEA’s electricity is generated by coal and oil, including diesel.

Kito: Will there be enough return on Juneau Access to justify investment?

Kito: Will there be enough return on Juneau Access to justify investment?The draft supplemental environmental impact statement for a road out of Juneau is now under review by the Federal Highway Administration.

Salmon Creek turbidity affects drinking water, not power generation

Salmon Creek turbidity affects drinking water, not power generationTurbidity only affects drinking water. It has nothing to do with power generation.

USFW wants to regulate oil & gas on refuges

USFW wants to regulate oil & gas on refugesThe Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is the only refuge in Alaska with active petroleum extraction.