Officials are studying whether the existing path of the park’s 92-mile road can be spared from a creeping landslide. Scientists say it could be a preview of Denali’s future as permafrost thaws.
Eleven Alaskans testified before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Thursday — for and against drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. While senators said they wanted to listen to the people of the Arctic, many seemed to hear selectively.
The state is becoming a testing ground for energy technologies that are increasingly interesting to the rest of the world.
The Forest Service chief says he’s planning sales of 70 million board feet a year for the next two years, but Murkowski is skeptical.