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Shell calls off this year’s exploratory drilling plans for Alaska

Shell calls off this year’s exploratory drilling plans for AlaskaShell announced on Thursday that it has called off its plan to do exploratory oil and gas drilling in Arctic waters off Alaska this year – and what it will do in future years is not clear.

Murkowski pushes to lift crude oil exports ban

Murkowski pushes to lift crude oil exports banA campaign by Senator Lisa Murkowski to lift the decades-old ban on crude oil exports got its first hearing in Washington today.

Silver production up 16 percent at Greens Creek Mine in 2013

Silver production up 16 percent at Greens Creek Mine in 2013Hecla Mining Company reports about 7.4 million ounces of silver produced at the Admiralty Island mine in 2013.

Taku River Tlingit sue to stop Tulsequah Mine

Taku River Tlingit sue to stop Tulsequah Mine


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Water treatment plant at Tulsequah. It operated for a few months to treat acid rock drainage, but Chieftain shut it down due to the

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Lawmakers begin review of gasline project

Lawmakers begin review of gasline projectIt took Gov. Sean Parnell three years to get his oil tax overhaul through the Legislature. Now, the goal is to pass a bill setting the terms for a massive natural gas pipeline in 90 days.

Appeals court orders new assessment of arctic lease sale

Appeals court orders new assessment of arctic lease saleA federal appeals court has ruled that the environmental assessment behind a massive oil lease sale off Alaska’s northern coast is faulty.

Begich: Pebble will harm salmon

Begich: Pebble will harm salmonBegich is first of Alaska's congressional delegation to take a firm stand against the mine

Kensington tops Coeur’s 4th quarter production

Kensington tops Coeur’s 4th quarter productionKensington is expected to be the company's top gold producer in 2014

State releases terms of pipeline deal

State releases terms of pipeline dealThe terms of the agreement with the North Slope producers and TransCanada have been released.

Akutan taking another look at geothermal power

Akutan taking another look at geothermal powerKUCB reported yesterday that a new study on the hot springs powered by Akutan Volcano could be the answer to Akutan's power needs.