The developers of Pebble Mine are not pleased with what they say is a gross overreach of federal authority.
About 30 opponents of the proposed Pebble Mine met in Washington Tuesday with White House and high-ranking EPA staff.
The ban has been in place since mid-December, when Chinese officials claimed they found high toxin and arsenic levels in geoducks from Washington State and from dive areas around Ketchikan.
It’s been referred to as an “Arctic Ambassador” in some reports, but it’s not exactly that, and the reaction of Alaska’s two U.S. senators has been mixed.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski has promised to continue fighting for a road connecting King Cove to Cold Bay.
Preparing for her 12th annual speech to the Alaska Legislature reminded her of the movie Groundhog Day.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is creating a new Arctic ambassador position.
The U.S. House voted Tuesday to restore a cut to the cost-of-living-allowance for retirees, and the Senate Monday voted to move forward with a bill to do the same.
A campaign by Senator Lisa Murkowski to lift the decades-old ban on crude oil exports got its first hearing in Washington today.