Decades of studies have pointed to the very real possibility of a big, destructive slide in this Juneau neighborhood’s future. But a mix of personal choices and policy decisions keeps people in at-risk areas.
The Biden administration has moved to block development in the refuge — and AIDEA’s move could put the two sides on track for a battle in court.
The manufacturer says their planes will need half the length of a typical runway for taking off, which could make them optimal for more rugged runways.
Scientists are tracking the damage. They want to know the extent of the forest affected and how many trees don’t pull through.
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.
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