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Alaska Senate passes bill to advance gas project

The Alaska Senate on Tuesday passed legislation aimed at advancing a major liquefied natural gas project, over nagging concerns about the role of TransCanada Corp.

Alaskans fume over McCarthy's 'gag a maggot' and 'dinky' pin remarks

Some Alaskans aren't ready to forgive Gina McCarthy for disparaging gifts she received during a trip to their state

EPA considers blocking massive gold mine proposed for Alaska

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday it will examine whether to block amassive gold and copper mineproposed in Alaska -- a major win for environmentalists, ...

Center for American Progress on EPA Taking Action to Protect Alaska's Bristol Bay

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency used its authority under the Clean Water Act section 404(c) to initiate the process of protecting the Bristol Bay watershed ...

Appeals court reinstates BP shareholders' lawsuit

A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated a shareholders lawsuit filed against BP Alaska in the wake of two oil spills in 2006 on the ...

Climate Change Blamed For Thinning Of Arctic Lake Ice, Shorter Winter Ice Season In Alaska: Study

Ice on Alaskan lakes beyond the Arctic Circle have suffered dramatic thinning due to the effects of climate change, creating an ice season about a ...

Federal appeals court delays coastal drilling off Alaska

Alaskan coastal drilling by oil companies including ConocoPhillips and Royal Dutch Shell may be further delayed after a federal appeals court ruled the government acted ...

Environmental group challenges air permit for Fairbanks power plant