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Senate committee OKs saving Saint Mary's cabin

...by 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-03/senate-committee-oks-saving-saint-marys
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-26/alaska-asks-epa-intervene-mine-contamin
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2012-10-04/column-was-missing-few-key-facts
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2013-02-25/habitat-protection-part-npr-managemen
Letters
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060304/sta_petrol.shtml
News
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.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062305/sta_20050623021.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080702/sta_wells.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090102/opi_pipeline.shtml
Opinion
State Briefs

Fortymile caribou herd extends range; Anchorage goose-controls succeeding

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090802/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093002/loc_payback.shtml
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