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Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...greenhouse gas emissions.That is by far the most powerful argument in favor of the dam. If habitat protection was the environmental issue of the 20th century, climate change and ocean acidification are the environmental issues of the 21st century...
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...administration on energy issues.ENVIRONMENT: Oklahoma's Jim Inhofe has called global warming the most media-hyped environmental issue and has criticized EPA regulations as undercutting business growth, a sharp contrast from current chair, Democratic...
Company behind Mt. Polley disaster to open mine near Southeast Alaska

...said."We need to get people to be up in arms about this situation," Lynch said. "This is not strictly an environmental issue, it's an economic issue."? Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the amount...
My Turn: Governor should revive Alaska Climate Change Cabinet

...irresponsible.In establishing the Climate Cabinet, Palin correctly stated that: "Climate change is not just an environmental issue. It is also a social, cultural, and economic issue important to all Alaskans. As a result of this warming...
Fans of historic cutter say it may be contaminated

KODIAK - Fans of the historic cutter Storis are hoping an environmental issue can save the vessel from being cut up for scrap.KMXT-radio ( reports historic preservations...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...stage regarding a national environmental issue. The Environmental Protection...stage regarding a national environmental issue. The Environmental Protection...stage regarding a national environmental issue. The Environmental Protection...
My Turn: Money obscuring environmental issue

Why is it that when anyone in Alaska raises environmental concerns they are immediately branded as some kind of left-wing environmentalist radical? Can't the citizens of this state have a legitimate and vested interest in its environment without being branded as a radical?
My Turn: Are cruise companies clean enough?

On Friday, Juneau takes center stage regarding a national environmental issue. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected only Miami, Los Angeles and Juneau to hold hearings on cruise ship...
Carter celebrates 25th anniversary of Alaska conservation act

...Refuge with oil drilling rigs, former President Jimmy Carter said Wednesday, but that's not the most pressing environmental issue facing Alaska. Alaska should be concerned with global warming, which is melting the state's glaciers, melting...
Republicans ready to push arctic refuge drilling

...budget measure to overcome strong opposition to allow oil drilling in the protected area. It will be first big environmental issue facing the new Congress. Republican leaders indicated Tuesday that they plan to press the issue of drilling in...


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