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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.

Tribes seek to intervene in lawsuit over Pebble

Tribes seek to intervene in lawsuit over PebbleA consortium of tribes is seeking to intervene in support of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a lawsuit challenging EPA's authority to potentially block the proposed Pebble Mine.

Fort Wainwright to pay EPA settlement

Fort Wainwright to pay EPA settlementAn Army garrison in Fairbanks will pay nearly $160,000 to government regulators after being found in violation of an act designed to protect groundwater.

Judge lets state intervene in Pebble case

Judge lets state intervene in Pebble caseThe state is now party to a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over its involvement with the proposed Pebble Mine.

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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