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Boost in B.C. mining has Alaska fishermen nervous

Boost in B.C. mining has Alaska fishermen nervousThe head of British Columbia’s government has pledged to spur mining development, and that has fishermen in Southeast Alaska nervous.

Bill would help fund two Southeast mines

Bill would help fund two Southeast minesTwo Southeast Alaska mines could get close to $300 million in state support under a bill moving through the Legislature.

Southeast tribes meet about mining concerns

Southeast tribes meet about mining concernsSoutheast Alaska tribal leaders are meeting to discuss Canadian mines that could impact regional fisheries.

State Senate passes bill advancing gasline project

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

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communities

Parnell: Gas line should help coastal communitiesGov. 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 billThe latest version of a bill advancing a natural gas mega-project restores language concerning collective bargaining.

Yakutat prepares to try out wave-generated power

Yakutat prepares to try out wave-generated powerThe 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 educationBegich 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 decisionThe developers of Pebble Mine are not pleased with what they say is a gross overreach of federal authority.