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Alaska hired consultants ahead of Obama visit

...a stronger relationship with the Obama administration, she said.Walker is expected to meet Wednesday with the Interior secretary to discuss oil development in Alaska, Marquette said.Walker flew to Washington so he could accompany Obama on...
Sage grouse plan aims for industry, wildlife balance

...habitat ranging from California to the Dakotas.Flanked by the governors of Wyoming, Montana, Nevada and Colorado, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said at an event near Denver that a massive five-year effort to keep the bird off the endangered...
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Judge tosses suit in refuge-road dispute

...Environmental Policy Act, Holland's decision says in laying out the background of the case.In late 2013, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell rejected the proposed land swap, a decision that followed several years of analysis and drew outrage...
Jewell: Denali name change is final

...Speaker of the House, said he was "deeply disappointed" that President Obama allowed U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to restore Denali's name from Mount McKinley.On Monday, Jewell said it doesn't matter."The...
My Turn: Sullivan: President must experience 'real' Alaska through its people

...dramatically increase America's national and economic security. In a recent meeting with me, Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell committed that she would work with our state to expedite federal permitting of this critical project...
Empire Editorial: Denali: A wrong made right

...right. Alaskans everywhere - from Ketchikan to Kaktovik - celebrated to the news when U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell signed the name change from Mount McKinley to Denali.Meanwhile, politicians in Ohio are complaining...
From Mount McKinley to Mount Denali

...PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA CHANGE THE NAME?A: On the eve of a three-day trip to Alaska, the White House announced that Interior Secretary Sally Jewell changed the name by secretarial order, citing a 1947 law that allows the standardization of geographic...
Groups want Shell's Arctic plans stopped after ship damaged

...offshore drilling by Royal Dutch Shell PLC off Alaska's northwest coast.The groups in a letter Tuesday called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reject permits sought by Shell to drill in the Chukchi Sea because of the absence of the 380-foot...
Federal judge rejects state stance on ANWR

...In a decision issued Tuesday, Gleason upheld Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's interpretation that her authority...gas development in the coastal plain but gave the Interior Secretary limited authority to conduct exploration to assess...
Judge sides with Jewell in dispute over exploration

JUNEAU - A federal judge has sided with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell over whether Jewell must approve exploration...Sharon Gleason wrote that Congress authorized the Interior secretary to approve limited-duration exploratory activity...


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