Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

Environmental groups are hailing the announcement that Norwegian oil giant Statoil is giving up on its oil and gas exploration in the Arctic Ocean north of Alaska. The reaction of the state's elected officials has been far different.
Kenai Peninsula tackling invasive plant problem

...provided without help from the state, said Heather Stewart, a natural resource specialist for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. The treatment projects have been supported by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest...
My turn: Pipeline pitfalls plentiful as state takes on larger role

...funds because of low oil prices and falling production.? Harry Noah is former commissioner for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and a former bullet line manager; John Reeves is president of Fairbanks Gold and former director of the Port...
Company plans ATV tours in Haines

Alaska Mountain Guides Adventures Inc. has requested permission from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to operate ATV tours in Haines starting next summer.According to a permit application with DNR's division of mining, land...
Park halts cable project

...undersea cable it needed, surveyed the route it wanted to take, and applied for a permit from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to use state "land" for the cable.Rob Edwardson, of the DNR's division of mining, land and water in...
Float lodge planned for eastern POW build a floating lodge at Cholmondeley Sound on the eastern side of Prince of Wales Island.The Alaska Department of Natural Resources announced that it has received an application from Alaska Island Adventures, a summer tourism company.Steve...
NPS, state divided on sport hunting rules

...Alaska," the release said.The Citizens' Advisory Commission on Federal Areas, a commission under the Department of Natural Resources that is tasked with "identifying and reducing potential negative impacts on Alaska and its citizens from...
Lawmakers hear pipeline buyout timeline

...Fundamentally, it will be an earlier date" than previously expected, said Mark Myers, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.On Dec. 4, the companies involved in the AKLNG natural gas project will vote on their schedule of work...
Appeals filed in water reservation case

...protect fish from the potential development of a coal mine in south-central Alaska.Earlier this month, the Department of Natural Resources' Water Resources Section approved one of three water reservation applications from the Chuitna Citizens Coalition...
DNR: TransCanada 'supportive' of buyout

...behalf of the state, and their work would be replaced by the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation, said Department of Natural Resources commissioner Mark Meyers.What expertise TransCanada brings to the project is a question best asked of TransCanada...


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