Alaska Senator Mark Begich calls it a mistake for EPA to extend its comment period on mining impacts to Bristol Bay. During a town hall … more
Jewell reiterated that drilling in ANWR is not part of the administration’s agenda.
One of the organizations dedicated to cleaning up potential spills is CIRCAC, the Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council. CIRCAC has a new tool in its clean-up toolbox that it’s calling a “game changer.”
On Monday, BP committed to spending at least a billion dollars in Alaska over the next few years. The oil giant plans to use that money to bring two drill rigs to Prudhoe Bay and to potentially expand into undeveloped parts of that field.
Field work on a pipeline capable of moving half a billion cubic feet of gas daily is expected to start next week.
House Bill 1964 would force the federal government to scrap its current management plan and environmental assessments for new ones. And it would require the federal government to hold annual lease sales in NPR-A.
The Senate Energy Committee is holding a series of so-called “forums on natural gas.” To the uninitiated, they sure look like typical Congressional hearings. For insiders, they look like Congressional hearings without the usual five minute speaking limits.
Two years after executives told lawmakers the company could pump one million barrels into TAPS a day, it isn’t even close to serious production.
A state report shows the value of minerals produced in Alaska more than tripled between 2001 and 2011. Mining industry wages have also surged as employers seek skilled workers.
First quarter earnings reports were just issued by Juneau’s largest gold and silver miners.
Coeur d’Alene Mines, operator of the Kensington Mine north of Juneau, … more