This could pose challenges for raft trips and fishing in Glacier Bay National Park.
On Monday, an administrative law judge issued a recommendation that the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation rescinds a state water quality certificate that was issued to the Donlin Gold mine in 2018. The certificate is required under the Clean Water Act. Here’s what rescinding the certificate could mean for the proposed mine, and how the parties…
Cook Inlet has some of the largest tides in the world, but so far their energy potential has been left untapped.
The last time the pipe leaked, in 2017, Hilcorp didn’t complete repairs for three months, citing danger from ice in the inlet.
Drillers will be back on the mountain around the clock after a year-long hiatus at a mining project near Haines and Klukwan.
Hilcorp said the leak was first reported Thursday evening by a company helicopter pilot who spotted bubbles on the water’s surface.
Newly discovered toxic chemicals at the site make the state-run project more complicated, and some residents don’t think the environmental oversight goes far enough to keep them safe.
As early as Thursday, Hilcorp could start construction on a gravel exploration pad for the company’s Whiskey Gulch prospect.
With oil and gas leasing on pause, the federal government is gathering input as it reviews its energy program.
The Department of Environmental Conservation’s contaminated sites program found contaminated groundwater near an injection well at North Star Paving and Construction’s property.