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My Turn: It's time for a better dialogue on mining

...granted.Finding a balance between environmental, social and economic values is...Mineral Tenure Act, Mines Act, Environmental Management Act, Fisheries Act, Water Act, Wildlife Act and Environmental Assessment Act. Just like almost...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-02/my-turn-its-time-better-dialogue-mini
Opinion
Obama's fish tale: Getting salmon milt on his shoes

...goal of promoting the importance of environmental protection."If you've eaten wild...submitted any formal proposal, Obama's Environmental Protection Agency has taken the unusual...have banded together with locals and environmental groups in warning the mine would produce...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/obamas-fish-tale-getting-salmon-milt-hi
State
Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling

...given Shell permission to drill up to six exploratory wells in the Chukchi over two years.Drilling is strongly opposed by environmental groups.Shell in 2008 spent $2.1 billion on Chukchi leases and is attempting to confirm a massive oil field that could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/shell-president-optimistic-about-arctic
State
Obama's Arctic visit spotlights tough life in Alaska

...releasing milt on his shoes, and went on to deliver a serious environmental message."Hopefully by us coming here, we're highlighting...Alaskans live in areas vulnerable to melting permafrost, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates.And in coastal Alaska, sea...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-02/obamas-arctic-visit-spotlights-tough-li
State
In climate bid, Obama stares down Exit Glacier

...Obama set that target as America's commitment to a pending global climate treaty that he hopes will be a capstone to his environmental legacy.Despite his efforts, the U.S. isn't a shining example when it comes to greenhouse gases. Each American emits...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/climate-bid-obama-stares-down-exit-glac
State
My Turn: Young leaders lend voices on culture and climate change

...to keep the porcupine caribou safe from environmental harm; Haley recently participated in the...Griffin is a member of Alaska Youth for Environmental Action, who will study environmental policy at the University of Alaska Southeast...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-01/my-turn-young-leaders-lend-voices-cul
Opinion
Injunction against federal water rule may expand

...Fargo issued a temporary injunction last week that was requested by North Dakota and 12 other states to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/injunction-against-federal-water-rule-m
State
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...balancing the nation's energy and environmental needs.Heavily dependent on energy...even at the risk of higher emissions. Environmental groups are criticizing the administration's...that don't make the planet warmer. Environmental groups say the Shell decision is a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/obama-heading-melting-glacier-dramatic-
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Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...revenues that have fallen precipitously.At the same time, environmental groups argued in the lead-up to Obama's trip that he...climate treaty this December, bolstering the president's environmental legacy before leaving office. Obama has pledged a U.S...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-31/alaska-bound-obama-renames-americas-tal
State
My Turn: The changing Arctic presents opportunity to thrive, if we act now

...eight-nation consortium that exists to promote coordination among Arctic nations on common issues like sustainable development and environmental protection. This two-year leadership role won't belong to the U.S. again until 2031. The momentum may never be...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-01/my-turn-changing-arctic-presents-oppo
Opinion

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