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Alaska authorities dispute GAO call for oil cleanup standards

...Chairman Harvey Pitt should require a public accounting of the costs from companies. Markey also said Interior Secretary Gale Norton should require industry bonds that cover more than just a fraction of the cleanup costs. Rep. Don Young, an Alaska...
Critics question ANWR water use

...bill unveiled by the House leadership on Tuesday, Rep. Rush Holt, a New Jersey Democrat, grilled Interior Secretary Gale Norton about water supplies in ANWR. In her testimony to the committee, Norton touted the wonders of ice roads as a development...
Murkowski pushes to open ANWR at hearing

...strike, is an essential part of any national energy policy, he said. Murkowski got some help from Interior Secretary Gale Norton, who asserted that the work could be done without harming the Porcupine Caribou Herd and other wildlife. Murkowski...
My Turn: Yes, there is a forest holocaust

...and have a grand time liquidating giant, fireproof trees. His choir sings in lockstep. Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton states, "Dense, over-grown forests and range lands have grown like cancer." Yet the unmentioned malignancy here...
Kake Foods gets showcase status at tribal summit Indian Country ... and develop processes for sustainable market-driven tribal economies." Interior Secretary Gale Norton will host the summit. Kake Foods is one of 120 successful Indian country businesses that will be showcased at the summit...
Norton: No need for citizen panel for pipeline

FAIRBANKS - Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton says a citizens' panel to oversee the trans-Alaska oil pipeline is not needed. "What I've heard from the Interior (Department...
State Briefs

...are on a list of 20 nationwide that could be turned over to new owners by the federal government. Interior Secretary Gale Norton announced the list on Friday. The Sentinel Island lighthouse near Juneau and the Guard Island lighthouse north of Ketchikan...
Alaska Digest

...more information, call Amy Paige at 586-4409. Interior Secretary signs pipeline pact ANCHORAGE - Interior Secretary Gale Norton signed a renewed agreement Friday that officials say will increase oil pipeline employment opportunities for Alaska...
'Peer-reviewed science'

...guard - even for a moment - posted on the front pages of the Juneau Empire and Anchorage Daily News. Interior Secretary Gale Norton came to Alaska last summer to review the extent of wilderness to be impacted by oil-drilling. Discovering a significant...
Gale Norton, Knowles stump for candidates

ANCHORAGE - U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton on Thursday touted the benefits of electing Republican Frank Murkowski governor, while Democrat Fran Ulmer enlisted her boss to...


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