Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska

...from streams and rivers in Alaska and northern Canada is about 1.5 times what the Mississippi River dumps into the Gulf of Mexico each year.That astounding flow of water is from rainfalls that soak Southeast Alaska and the south side of the Alaska...
Federal agency dings Shell for oil rig mishap in Arctic

...cold, dark, remote Arctic waters far from shore-based infrastructure common in offshore drilling areas such as the Gulf of Mexico.Petroleum companies want to tap reserves estimated by the U.S. Geological Survey at 26 billion barrels of recoverable...
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city

...later in the day with officials from government agencies.In the U.S., a line of storms that stretched from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major...
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Murkowski: Arctic issues about more than Alaska

...The (Obama) administration announced in its budget ... they're going to claw that back (revenue sharing among Gulf of Mexico states), that none of the increased revenue sharing should go to the Gulf states. Two reasons for that. First is...
Two people chained to Shell ship

...activists doubt its effectiveness at preventing environmental disasters like the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.He confirmed that the Coast Guard was not interfering with Rose, but they had impounded the activists' support...
Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS - A committee of lawyers representing businesses and individuals claiming damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill announced a $211 million settlement Wednesday with Transocean Ltd., owner of the ill-fated Deepwater...
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New bill promises Alaska a share of Arctic oil revenue

...bring Alaska a program already used by states along the Gulf of Mexico. Federal waters run from three to 200 miles offshore...dollars from federal oil leases and production in the Gulf of Mexico to Alabama, Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi.Alaska...
Review of Shell's Arctic drilling plan begins

...environmental aspects and until May 1 to comment on the overall revised plan, submitted by the subsidiary, Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc."The proposed drilling is a massive industrial undertaking, and Interior should not rush through its review...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...the Senate's Energy and Natural Resources committee, we hope her efforts will be more successful. States in the Gulf of Mexico get a share of revenue from drilling in federal waters off their shores. There is no reason Alaska should be any different...
Proposed changes to US fishing laws spark conservation row

...The changes also risk reducing accountability for managing recreational red snapper fishing, a key industry in the Gulf of Mexico, said Ted Morton, director of U.S. Oceans for Pew Charitable Trusts.


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