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EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take more time to review comments on a proposal that would restrict large-scale mining near the headwaters of a … more

Researchers seek funding for buoy providing vital wave data in the Bering Sea

Researchers seek funding for buoy providing vital wave data in the Bering SeaFunding is set to expire at the end of this season, which means the buoy is in need of a home and money to keep it operating.

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.

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.

Murkowski: Clean Water Act rule a threat to development

Murkowski: Clean Water Act rule a threat to developmentCritics say the rule would expand the reach of the Clean Water Act to cover most creeks and wetlands across the country.
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