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Keystone off the table, but pipeline fight builds

...Pipeline that would deliver natural gas from West Virginia to North Carolina, traveling through some stretches of fragile environments over its 564-mile route.The Allegheny-Blue Ridge Alliance is a coalition of more than three dozen organizations in...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-10/keystone-table-pipeline-figh
Nation and World
Around town for Tuesday, Nov. 10

...discount available.Valley Toastmasters meeting, 6:15 a.m., St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jim, 789-3074.Open lab computer training, 9 a.m.-11 a.m, The Learning...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-10/around-town
Local
Anchorage Museum opens traveling 'Living Alaska' exhibit

...additional works from the Anchorage Museum's contemporary art collection.Thematically, the exhibition focuses on the natural environment, Alaska Native experience, and life in 21st century Alaska. Artwork explores Alaska's landscapes, animals, materials...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-11/anchorage-museum-opens-traveling-living-a
Art
Around town for Monday, Nov. 9

...Toastmasters, noon-1 p.m., Federal Building, fifth floor conference room, room 541. Public welcome. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Velja, 321-4988.Bartlett Toddler Play Group, noon-1:30 p.m., Northern...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-09/around-town
Local
Second major oil company abandons Arctic exploration

...preservation of Earth's oceans. "Pursuing oil and gas in the U.S. Arctic Ocean is too risky and expensive both for the environment and companies' economic portfolios," she wrote in a prepared statement.The seafloor underneath the Chukchi Sea is believed...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-18/second-major-oil-company-abandons-arcti
State
Kenai Peninsula tackling invasive plant problem

...take up to 100 days.The lengthy process is partly due to the department being cautious about spreading chemicals to the environment, but it can delay treatment, Morton said."If you apply in the spring, you're lucky if you can start treatment by...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/kenai-peninsula-tackling-invasive-plant
State
Around town for Monday, Nov. 16

...conference room, room 541. Public welcome. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Velja, 321-4988...St. Paul's Catholic Church, Parish Hall. A safe, fun environment to learn public speaking skills. Details: Jim, 789-3074...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-16/around-town
Local
Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...provinces. "How can we harvest the fruit?"The ecological disaster has inflicted a staggering toll on the region's environment, economy and human health: 8,063 square miles of forests and other land burned, 21 deaths, more than half a million...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/vast-forest-fires-indonesia-
Nation and World
Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

...habitats.So far, Indonesia has been unable to put out fires this year because of intentional burning and a rain shortage.Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya says about 4.2 million acres have been razed by fires throughout Sumatra and Borneo...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-12/indonesia-uses-trained-eleph
Nation and World
Polarized politics dictated Keystone call

...one perspective the pipeline is merely an infrastructure project, unlikely to cause major lasting impacts on jobs or the environment, according to government analyses. In 2010, then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said her department was inclined...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-10/polarized-politics-dictated-
Nation and World

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