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State says Obama is breaking promise on Arctic refuge

...coastal plain, especially because it probably will not pass Congress.The move is a way to further lock up Alaska natural resources with executive action that bypasses congressional approval, Sullivan said."It's really this Obama two-step...
Alaska Senate candidates attend forum

...candidates forum, saying he was wrong to oppose the proposed Pebble mine.Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell and former Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Dan Sullivan attended the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce forum Monday.Begich recently came out...
Jury largely acquits Haines game guide, three hunters

...Skrocki, however, maintained that the case was worthwhile since it involves the protection and stewardship of Alaska' natural resources.Skrocki noted that the evidence presented at trial supported the one guilty conviction that was reached in connection...
Around Town

...Spring gathering for outdoor educators, 6-8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Alaska Natural Resources and Outdoor Education Association. Details: Stephanie, 523-1119. Overeaters Anonymous meeting, 7-8 p...
Local Briefs

...Tom Daschle, a South Dakota Democrat, has promised to bring up the legislation early in this session. From Alaska, Natural Resources Commissioner Pat Pourchot and state Sen. John Torgerson, a Kasilof Republican, were to attend. Anna Kerttula...
Alaska editorial: Murkowski right to press Pebble for a plan

...a joint venture of Northern Dynasty Minerals LTD and Anglo American PLC. The partnership, headed by former Alaska natural resources commissioner John Shively, was set up to design, seek permits, build and run the operation.Murkowski is...
Palin urges Canadians to address mine's acid drainage

...Calls to McIntosh & Morawetz were not immediately returned Friday afternoon. Along with Palin's letter, Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Irwin wrote asking McIntosh & Morawetz not to sell off the water treatment plant or destroy...
Mine Mess

...several times over the site to inspect it from the air. "The mine site has been largely abandoned," he said. Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Irwin wrote in July asking that the water treatment plant not be sold off or access to the site...
Former gov steps in to smooth-over potential diplomatic issue

...executives in Japan's energy, utility and mining companies," including REI officials.Leighow also said Alaska Natural Resources Commission Dan Sullivan has met with REI president Shun Shimizu several times during visits to Alaska by Shimizu...
Pipeline delays too costly, officials say

...are obstacles to our project. They're not. They're our friends. We can be successful together," said Alaska Natural Resources Commissioner Mike Menge. Sealing a deal for the Alaska pipeline is increasingly important as oil reserves diminish...


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