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Senate committee OKs saving Saint Mary's cabin a U.S. Senate committee.William Alstrom's cabin is about 31 miles northwest of his village. The federal Bureau of Land Management said the cabin had to go because it is illegally located on the Andreafsky Wilderness in the Yukon Delta...
Habitat protection is part of NPR-A management

...coverage has - the fact that the NPR-A was not set aside exclusively for oil. Congress in 1976 put the federal Bureau of Land Management in charge of the reserve, and directed BLM to identify and protect special habitat within it.That is why...
Alaska asks EPA to intervene in mine contamination

...abandoned mercury mine presents a threat to Alaska Native villagers that has not been adequately addressed by the federal Bureau of Land Management, according to Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty. He's asking the Environmental Protection Agency...
Column was missing a few key facts

Ben Brown's impassioned editorial on the federal Bureau of Land Management's efforts to "restrict" development in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska omitted a few key facts. The truth is that...
Companies bid $53.9 million on petrol reserve leases

Five oil companies on Wednesday bid for the right to develop 1.4 million acres in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, in what was the state's largest onshore federal lease sale.
Winds cause wildfire near Fort Yukon area to spread

Fire crews wrestling with a 65,000-acre blaze several miles northeast of Fort Yukon faced a round of wind gusts that spread the flames another several hundred acres Wednesday.
Abandoned wells could cost millions to fix

...into the environment, and state officials fear more leaks will occur if the wells are not repaired. The federal Bureau of Land Management says it started working on the problem last year by inspecting and counting the wells. "We figure there...
My Turn: Pipeline regulators need citizen oversight

...their 1,700-page argument for approving the system for another 30 years of operation. Let's hope the federal Bureau of Land Management and state regulators don't turn the same deaf ear to an even louder outcry from all across Alaska for the...
State Briefs

Fortymile caribou herd extends range; Anchorage goose-controls succeeding
Tribal group seeks payback for land

John Morris remembers watching the city of Douglas burn down his home in the Douglas Indian Village in 1962. The fire trucks were there to keep the fire in, not put it out.


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