In addition to shutdowns of national parks (including Alcatraz Island and Yosemite) and the supplemental nutrition program for women, infants and children, the mandatory furloughs are affecting a wide range of government science and health agencies.
Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively has maintained for years that his company will submit its application soon.
In an interview with ABC News, the only minority in the all-female jury that acquitted George Zimmerman with the killing of Trayvon Martin said Zimmerman "got away with murder."
President Barack Obama is laying out his framework for combating climate change.
Pebble Partnership CEO John Shively says the commercial salmon industry in Alaska is losing its importance.
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency report says build-out of the large-scale Pebble mine near the headwaters of a world-class salmon fishery could wipe out as many as 90 miles of streams and alter stream flows.
It took several tries, and neither Shell nor the federal government announced the results. But a contractor successfully deployed Shell’s Arctic oil-spill containment system in Samish Bay in March.
The EPA is scheduled to release its revised watershed assessment for the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay sometime this spring.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could soon issue a final ruling that aims to force oil companies to replace E10, gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol, with E15.