The executive in charge of Shell’s troubled Arctic drilling program is stepping down.
Monday is the deadline for comments on Alaska Electric Light and Power’s federal application to investigate the feasibility of a Sheep Creek hydroelectric project.
The House gets its first stab at the Senate’s oil tax package Friday.
But the governor says the Alaska House of Representatives should take its own look at the legislation, and make any changes members deem necessary.
Under Senator Murkowski’s plan, coastal states would receive 27.5 percent of revenue generated from offshore energy.
After a lengthy debate, the Alaska Senate narrowly passed a bill that would overhaul the state’s oil tax regime.
A healthcare organization with thousands of patients in Southeast Alaska expects a massive hit to its budget.
While there wasn’t a formal debate on the bill, the small Democratic minority took advantage of a procedural motion to get answers on what the changes would do to the state treasury.
Federal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.
Shell’s Kulluk drill rig is almost ready to leave Alaska waters.