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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...
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...
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...
Companies bid $53.9 million on petrol reserve leases

...without infrastructure. It could take more than a decade to explore and develop, said officials with the federal Bureau of Land Management. "The energy resources of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska are essential to meeting our nation's...
Winds cause wildfire near Fort Yukon area to spread

...The fire was first spotted June 12 and was likely caused by lightning, according to investigators from the federal Bureau of Land Management. Fort Yukon is at the confluence of the Yukon and Porcupine rivers about 145 miles northeast of Fairbanks...
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

...largest caribou herd in the Interior, is expanding its range. The big harvest prompted Fish and Game and the federal Bureau of Land Management to close one of three fall hunting seasons for the Fortymile herd because biologists expect hunters to surpass...
Tribal group seeks payback for land

...road-topped causeway to Savikko Park, tribal administrator Frank said. The islet contains offices for the federal Bureau of Land Management. The tribe also wants to receive the former Douglas Indian School on St. Ann's Avenue. It is now owned...


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