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Former mine manager convicted of Clean Water Act violations

...He has agreed to pay a $10,000 fine. The recommended sentence includes the possibility of prison time.Bureau of Land Management state director Bud Cribley in a statement said the agency supports responsible development at the mine."We...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-06/former-mine-manager-convicted-clean-wat
State
Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...the project, calling it challenged by permitting delays, requirements and current oil prices. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management last week issued a final decision on the project, under which the company said it voluntarily agreed to contribute...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/murkowski-pushes-back-federal-governmen
State | AK legislature
Flipping Douglas Island

...It took about 10 years for Goldbelt to obtain the necessary patents for the townships in West Douglas from the Bureau of Land Management. The deal was made official in 1981.Goldbelt logged a portion of West Douglas in the early 2000s, using cables...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/flipping-douglas-island
Local
BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

JUNEAU - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a final decision Friday that it said will open the way for the first oil and gas production from federal lands in the National...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/blm-clears-way-petroleum-reserve-develo
State | AK legislature
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...an 8-mile road and parallel pipeline recently won a wetlands permit from the Army Corps of Engineers.The Bureau of Land Management, which oversees the reserve, and Native village of Nuiqsut leaders prefer an alternative development plan that...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/tribe-criticizes-walker-support-reserve
State | AK legislature
Army ignored fire risk before training

...from the Fort Wainwright Fire Department and the Bureau of Land Management against holding artillery exercises during a day...a waiver to conduct training on days when the Bureau of Land Management determines there is a high risk of fire danger...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-04/army-ignored-fire-risk-training
State
Federal Subsistence Hunting and Trapping Regulations to change

...national wild and scenic rivers; and national conservation and recreation areas. These lands also include Bureau of Land Management areas that are not part of the national conservation system. Federal subsistence regulations do not apply on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/federal-subsistence-hunting-and-trap
Outdoors
Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...Sealaska Vice President Jaeleen Araujo said. Once the bill becomes law, Sealaska will work with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and other federal agencies to receive the land conveyances.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/sealaska-land-bill-passes-through-congr
Local
BLM hopes for plan to address wells this spring

JUNEAU - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management hopes to have an updated plan for addressing unplugged...according to HJR29 and testimony. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management manages the abandoned wells.The resolution said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-03-27/blm-hopes-plan-address-wells-spring
State
Waiting for White Mountains? Good luck!

...four Alaska Slam Ultra-Endurance races have found the White Mountains 100 out of reach.The United States Bureau of Land Management caps the field at 65 participants and a waiting list of over 90 athletes is hoping for a competitor to have a...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-20/waiting-white-mountains-good-luck
Sports

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