A spokesman for Teck said the federal Mining Safety and Health Administration is investigating the incident, and the only information they could provide was that the employee was male.
ACLU senior counsel Susan Orlansky says the justices’ decision outlines how the state’s regulations potentially fall afoul of the U.S. Constitution on free speech and due process grounds.
The road would stretch 211 miles from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District east of Kotzebue and would cross Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.
Locals are advised to hunker down and avoid contact with nonfamily members. The number of positive cases represents 10% of Kivalina’s population.
The COVID-19 pandemic caused the Iditarod race organizers to create an altered route, one that goes through mostly unpopulated checkpoints.
The solar arrays planned for Shungnak and Kobuk is the latest renewable project for a region routinely struck by high energy costs.
Officials say the fuel was transferred from a city fuel tank to the plant tank, though the transfer was left unattended for about 7 1/2 hours before the operator was alerted to the spill and shut off the valve at roughly 10 p.m.
Kivalina sits on a barrier island, surrounded by the Chukchi Sea. The area is prone to heavy wind and rainstorms. The protection of sea ice has become less reliable and sea levels have risen with climate change.
Wilfried Kuugauraq Zibell said he applied for the Rhodes Scholarship because he wanted to continue his studies of cultural displacement and efforts to revitalize culture.
The Obama administration listed the Arctic ringed seal under the Endangered Species Act in 2012, citing the effects of climate change on the ringed seal’s sea ice habitat.