The state is intervening in a lawsuit over the EPA’s decision to rescind an Obama-era rule
President Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs aren’t good for Alaska, U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says. She’s frustrated with the inconsistency in the administration’s position.
Democratic senators accused EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on Wednesday of betraying the public trust with luxury travel and by cozying up to lobbyists. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski did not ask confrontational questions, but she did not leap to Pruitt’s defense, either.
Hladick said his boss — EPA administrator Scott Pruitt — recently called him up seeking some local knowledge, on a hot topic for many Alaskans: the proposed Pebble Mine.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced a decision to keep alive a proposal from the Obama administration to protect the headwaters of Bristol Bay, a proposal U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski and other Republicans had complained was egregious federal overreach.
Now that the Trump administration has removed a major roadblock, Alaskans can expect a lot more action at the state level.
The Environmental Protection Agency announced its intention to reverse course on an action that would have thwarted the proposed Pebble mine in the Bristol Bay watershed.
On Wednesday, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker joined three other governors in an energy roundtable discussion with President Donald Trump.
The EPA has announced a new process that could let the Pebble Partnership develop a controversial mine at the headwaters of Bristol Bay.
U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan visited Homer for a meet-and-greet last week, one of the few opportunities the general public of Southcentral Alaska had to confront the senator during the two-week Congressional recess that just ended.