Michael Allan McIntosh

Michael Allan McIntosh, noted environmental philanthropist, died May 7, 2015.Michael McIntosh guided...and a Foundation officer, in the flowering of the modern environmental movement and in the field of public interest law, cultivating...
Mendenhall River raft tour capsizes

...the Mendenhall River hovers between 41 and 43 degrees Fahrenheit this time of year, according to Eran Hood, professor of Environmental Sciences at the University of Alaska Southeast. Hood, who has studied temperatures in the river for years, said glacial...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

JUNEAU - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday in a case alleging that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics of the proposed Pebble Mine with a predetermined goal to block the project.The lawsuit...
Federal judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...District Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments in the case filed by Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which is seeking to have the case dismissed.The EPA last year proposed restrictions that would essentially...
State workers, departments honored

...Suppression Unit, B Detachment, Alaska State Troopers (Public Safety) Innovation in Cost-savings Award: Kristin Ryan (Environmental Conservation) Leadership Award: Verdie A. Bowen, Sr. (Military and Veterans Affairs)The Innovation in Cost-savings...
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Norway's king opens drilling conference

...end of a seven-day U.S. trip and his first to Alaska, jumped in on an issue that has drawn bitter opposition from environmental groups.Drilling critics say oil companies have not demonstrated they can clean up major spills, especially in cold...
Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap in Arctic

...the Kulluk and the remaining permits needed by Shell for that drilling.Arctic offshore drilling is strongly opposed by environmental groups in the region threatened my climate change. Critics say oil companies can't clean up major spills, especially...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case

...hear arguments Thursday in a case alleging that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics of the proposed Pebble...project "fairly and objectively analyzed" through the normal environmental review process, as other projects are.Pebble, in court...
My Turn: EPA is at it again

...government is vastly expanding its authority over Alaska.The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...rule.Let us not forget that Alaska has a Department of Environmental Conservation and local planning and development ordinances...
Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest

...hypothermia and then released, Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer said.She spent the weekend attached to the ship in an environmental protest against Shell's plans to drill for oil in the Chukchi Sea off northwestern Alaska. The oil company's proposal...


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