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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...
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...
Alaska editorial: Studying Susitna: State must make case for hydroelectric dam - again

...have changed. Susitna still raises such concerns, but their balancing is much different. Today, the biggest environmental issue going is global warming caused by carbon dioxide and methane releases. Dams don't burn fuel, so they don't...
Don't turn back the clock on the Tongass

...trout watersheds currently open to development ? into a fish-focused conservation status. This isn't an environmental issue ? it's a jobs campaign. It's about protecting an existing wild resource that contributes billions of dollars...
Back Susitna: State needs support for its study plans

...lengthy study list illustrates, and critics will attack the project enthusiastically on this front. The biggest environmental issue in the world today, though, is the production of greenhouse gases from the use of fossil fuels. Regulators may...
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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