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EPA gets earful on Pebble Mine

EPA gets earful on Pebble MineFive hours of public testimony in Anchorage saw 100 people signed up to speak on the proposed limits to the Pebble Mine project.

EPA plans Alaska meetings on proposed restrictions

EPA plans Alaska meetings on proposed restrictionsThe U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is hosting public meetings in Alaska on proposed restrictions for development of the Pebble Mine.

Judge: 60 days’ notice of EPA plans not needed

Judge: 60 days’ notice of EPA plans not neededA federal judge says the EPA does not have to give the group behind the proposed Pebble Mine 60 days' advance notice of any further action it might take with regard to the project.

Pebble wants notice of future EPA action

Pebble wants notice of future EPA actionThe group behind the proposed Pebble Mine wants notification of any further action by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency that would affect the project.

Rescue Of German Cave Researcher Could Take Days, Officials Say

Rescue Of German Cave Researcher Could Take Days, Officials SayA four-person rescue team in the German Alps has reached a trapped cave researcher who was injured in a rock fall some three-quarters of a mile below ground. But figuring out how to move him is proving a challenge.

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?

What do the EPA’s new carbon rules mean for Alaska?Around the country, the proposal is viewed as a push to get states to clean up their coal plants, but that may not be the easiest way for Alaska to meet its target.

New EPA carbon-pollution rules will spark rate hikes in Fairbanks

New EPA carbon-pollution rules will spark rate hikes in FairbanksAbout 60 percent of GVEA’s electricity is generated by coal and oil, including diesel.

EPA To Unveil New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse Gases

EPA To Unveil New Proposal Targeting Greenhouse GasesNew federal regulations will be announced Monday that aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.

Rio Tinto gives Pebble Mine stake to nonprofits

The mining conglomerate Rio Tinto announced this morning it is divesting its stake in Northern Dynasty, the owner of the proposed Pebble Mine.

Death Toll From Mudslide ‘Will Only Increase’

Death Toll From Mudslide ‘Will Only Increase’Officials expect to release more information later this morning about the death toll from last weekend's massive mudslide in Oso, Wash., and they're warning that the news is going to be grim.
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