The total project — not including new backup diesel generators — was originally estimated to cost about $142-million.
About 30 opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine met in Washington Tuesday with White House and high-ranking EPA staff.
With the deadline for filing new legislation arriving Monday, opponents of the new oil tax system have offered their own alternatives.
Traditionally, 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.
The State Supreme Court reaffirmed on Wednesday that the Trans-Alaska Pipeline is worth $10 billion.
Decision settles value of TAPS for 2006 tax year
Attorney 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.
Since the Palin administration, the State has paid out hundreds of millions of dollars to TransCanada as reimbursement for planning work on a gasline.
Dr. Maynard Miller, who passed away this month, also ascended Mt. Bertha and Mt. St. Elias