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Seattle, like it or not, becomes Shell's Arctic base

...waterfront said it's their moment to stand against opening a new frontier of fossil fuel exploration."The environmental issues are big and this is an opportunity to present a David versus Goliath position, the people and the planet versus...
Off the Beaten Path: Transboundary mining efforts are just another gold rush scam

...rivers and streams as acting like the veins and capillaries of the land. Peterson pointed out this isn't just an environmental issue, it's a human's right issue. Indigenous people have been dependent on salmon since time immemorial. To construct...
Empire Editorial: Boring trumps bold in the pursit of long-term change

...there's no doubting the effectiveness of the SouthEast Alaska Conservation Council and its tactics in fighting for environmental issues its members believe in. Greenpeace's actions give a bad name to environmentalism and deter others from joining...
Alaska teens propose Climate Change Task Force a youth program of the Alaska Center for the Environment that inspires rural and urban teen leaders to impact environmental issues by providing leadership skills training and supporting youth-led community action projects and campaigns.
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...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. Alaskans are successfully...
Tobacco is target of new antismoking push in Legislature

...The junk science, that's what I'm particularly afraid of," he said. "Because we see it all the time in environmental issues. I mean, global warming is nonsense and yet people throw those statistics around like they're absolute hardcore...
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My Turn: Mining disasters must end with Mount Polley

...premature, and ignores the history of transboundary engagement and co-operation between our jurisdictions on environmental issues associated with mining. The environmental assessment process for the recently approved Kerr Sulphurets Mitchell...
EPA offers three Northwest grants of up to $91,000 for environmental awareness, stewardship

...hands-on environmental stewardship projects based on student interests, cultural considerations, and local environmental issues or concerns.The EPA Northwest office expects to award three grants, each worth $91,000, for which Alaskan...
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...


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