Analysis: Offshore drilling could tap large supplies

NEW YORK - Opening more of America's coastlines to oil and natural gas drilling won't cut energy prices...give the petroleum industry access to the southern Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and more of Alaska's coast...
'Dreams' and 'cabin fever'

...legislators who drives to Juneau for each legislative session rather than flying, he'd "love to be able to drive down that coastline.""One of the reasons people don't want roads is because they know communities are going to grow, but we have to be...
Alaska storm brings frigid weather to swath of US

...said Shaun Baines, a meteorologist for the weather service in Anchorage, Alaska. Temperatures along the Gulf of Alaska coastline were in the 40s.Winter storm warnings were in effect Sunday for parts of Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota, with...
Empire Editorial: Harvest season is upon us

...powerful hind to propel them surface-side to dine, using their belly as a plate. Motor through inlets, bays and along coastlines these days and one is likely to see large rafts of these creatures. That wasn't always the case. After being hunted to...
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...about 80 percent of Alaska's coastline is mapped including Southeast...light."They want the entire coastline from the lowest of the low...better inventory of all the coastlines in Cook Inlet," she said...updating the information as the coastline changes, although the mapping...
Off the Beaten Path: Home in the wilderness

...towns, villages and cities that dot the coastline. The more I read and listen to other...the forest - evidence of logging - the coastline seemed, from my distant perspective...almost every nook and cranny along the coastline was someone's home. I'd heard other...
Ester photographer wins international competition

...William Blake's famous poem "The Tyger" appears in the world today. Yates won first place for his photograph "Counting Coastlines" out of 99 entries, with the other two finalists coming from Northern Ireland and Israel. The Blake Society seeks to honour...
Plan addresses workforce needs of Alaska's maritime industry

...state in the nation, it's easy to lose sight of an important fact - Alaska is a maritime state.We have more miles of coastline than all other U.S. coastal states combined. Alaska's Arctic coast makes the U.S. an Arctic nation. We share international...
Judges say Arctic offshore lease sale was flawed

...adequate assessment is completed on drilling's possible effects on polar bears, walrus, ice seals, endangered whales and coastlines used by Alaska Native subsistence hunters."President Obama now has the chance to do right by the Arctic and the planet...
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A king without its crown

...or Washington. They also know king salmon hang closer to coastlines than other species.But when it comes to digesting down the...of devastating proportions careening into the country's coastline, the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant has been leaking...
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