The recent lawsuits over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and National Petroleum Reserve are a lot to keep track of. Casey Grove spoke to Tegan Hanlon to try to sort it all out.
Thousands of U.S. fishermen could be eligible for a new program designed to help fishermen hurt by the tariff on seafood.
The Department of Energy says that if the project succeeds, Unalaska would be the first community in the nation completely powered by geothermal energy.
The potential lease sale would cover about one million acres of the inlet and would be held next year.
Northern Air Cargo couldn’t deliver bypass mail and freight for about a week. The new runway lacked equipment pilots needed to land safely.
Barrick’s CEO said the biggest challenge to developing the mine is the nearly $7 billion cost, including building a power plant, road and 315-mile gas pipeline.
Skagway Mayor Andrew Cremata says year-round work that’s not tied to the tourist industry is especially attractive, in light of the pandemic.
The Vogue Tongass posts are linked to a website that helps people generate letters to their local elected officials and the Secretary of the USDA.
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