The 21 plaintiffs in the case, who filed their lawsuit in Oregon, allege that federal government promotion of fossil fuels and the lack of policies to reduce them violates their constitutional rights.
This is the first time a company other than Hilcorp Alaska has won leases in a state sale since 2015.
AquaBounty’s salmon is a genetic mixture of three different fish — Atlantic salmon, chinook salmon and the eel-like ocean pout.
The tourism industry is on an undeniable rebound, but only some businesses are returning to profitability.
Without the conditional sailing order, the Alaska Tourism Restoration Act can’t apply. That would leave the 19th-century Passenger Vessel Services Act in place.
The ruling comes more than a decade after the Center for Biological Diversity, a conservation group, first petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to list the walrus as endangered or threatened.
The decision comes after an administrative law judge recommended that the DEC should not uphold the certificate in April.
The Interior Department has suspended oil and gas leases in ANWR that were issued to Alaska’s state-owned economic development corporation and two smaller companies in the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency.
Faster chargers consume large amounts of electricity for short bursts of time, which means a business hosting a charging station may have to pay a high demand charge.
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