The case, Sinnok v. State of Alaska, is being brought by 16 young Alaskans arguing that current policy violates their right to “a stable climate system” under the state constitution.
A coalition of groups is challenging EPA’s decision to throw out what some saw as a “preemptive veto” of the proposed copper and gold mine.
BP has operated in Alaska for over half a century and has long had a hand in running the state’s biggest oilfield, Prudhoe Bay. The oil company’s plans to exit the state have left hundreds of workers in limbo.
The United Nations has released a major new report on climate change. It contains stark warnings on how rising emissions will affect environments across the globe — and much of Alaska.
According to Hilcorp, about 300 BP union workers at Prudhoe Bay will remain in their jobs — at least through the end of their current contract.
Despite pouring rain, about 300 people of all ages gathered at a park in midtown Anchorage to take part in Friday’s global Climate Strike protest.
On Thursday, the Trump administration took one of the last steps to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
The Anchorage Fire Department hopes a new, specialized camera will help them respond to wildfires faster.
In the email, sent after the deal was made public, BP Alaska President Janet Weiss told employees they have three options, including applying for jobs with BP outside Alaska or leaving the company with a severance package.
BP’s exit from Alaska was rumored long before it was officially announced on Tuesday. But that’s not the only reason the company’s $5.6 billion deal with Hilcorp is far from surprising, experts and industry insiders said.