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Cost overruns add up to a bigger bill for Sitka’s Blue Lake

Cost overruns add up to a bigger bill for Sitka’s Blue LakeThe total project — not including new backup diesel generators — was originally estimated to cost about $142-million.

Pebble Mine opponents urge EPA to kill project

Pebble Mine opponents urge EPA to kill projectAbout 30 opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine met in Washington Tuesday with White House and high-ranking EPA staff.

Opponents of new oil tax law offer their alternatives

With the deadline for filing new legislation arriving Monday, opponents of the new oil tax system have offered their own alternatives.

Legislators say no to energy break

Legislators say no to energy breakTraditionally, the Legislature puts everything on hold for one week in March to attend a meeting of the Energy Council in Washington, DC. It’s been going on for so long that many lawmakers and staff don’t even know when it started.

Alaska Supreme Court decides pipeline worth billions, not millions

Alaska Supreme Court decides pipeline worth billions, not millionsThe State Supreme Court reaffirmed on Wednesday that the Trans-Alaska Pipeline is worth $10 billion.

Alaska Supreme Court settles value of TAPS

Alaska Supreme Court settles value of TAPSDecision settles value of TAPS for 2006 tax year

Construction spending expected to increase

Construction spending expected to increaseSpending on construction projects in Alaska is expected to increase this year according to the University of Alaska’s Institute of Social and Economic Research.

Shively takes aim at recent anti-Pebble Mine TV spot

Shively takes aim at recent anti-Pebble Mine TV spotAttorney Tom Collier will become CEO, taking over from John Shively, who will stay on as chairman of the board. Meanwhile, Shively is taking aim at a recent anti-Pebble TV spot.

With New Gasline Terms, TransCanada Role Evolves

With New Gasline Terms, TransCanada Role EvolvesSince the Palin administration, the State has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to TransCanada as reimbursement for planning work on a gasline.

JIRP director developed early interest in Southeast Alaska glaciers

JIRP director developed early interest in Southeast Alaska glaciersDr. Maynard Miller, who passed away this month, also ascended Mt. Bertha and Mt. St. Elias