A Canadian mining company is exploring claims near the small town of Pelican on Chichagof Island.
The number of such deaths last year was more than double the figure in 2013.
The EPA announced it will resume the process that could result in blocking the proposed Pebble gold mine.
Last week, the Interior Department directed the Bureau of Land Management to review the NPR-A management plan for compliance with President Biden’s climate goals.
Participants at a town hall forum discussed Southeast Alaska infrastructure projects — like energy projects and ferry funding — that could become possible with new funding.
Democrats in the U.S. House want to use the budget process to reverse the 2017 law requiring oil lease sales in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
The new charging station can charge an EV battery in about an hour.
Many details — in fact most of the reports dealing with inspections, safety and emergency planning — aren’t freely available to the public.
Alaska and 12 other states sued the Biden administration in March, arguing the pause on leases bypassed the public process when they hit pause on the sales.
U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason, in a 110-page ruling Wednesday, said the Trump administration’s approval of the project under the National Environmental Policy Act was flawed.