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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city

...rubble of damaged homes in a race to find victims.The twister hit a seven-block area, which Victor Zamora, interior secretary of the northern state of Coahuila, described as "devastated."Mayor Evaristo Perez Rivera said 300 people were...
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Alaska Editorial: Washington state should focus on its own plate

...Council and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee are looking north to Alaska.They've written formal letters asking U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to revoke federal oil and gas leases with Royal Dutch Shell in the Arctic outer continental shelf...
Shell gets OK for Arctic drilling

...with a spill of at least 1,000 barrels possibly occurring during development and production, not exploration.Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said in the announcement that the analysis was thorough with substantial opportunity for public comment...
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 30 satisfy the council's political base. Last week, all nine council members signed a letter urging U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to block Shell Oil's exploration in the Arctic. Such a letter is worth about as much as the paper...
Lawmakers urge more study of changes tribal recognition

...chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, sent a letter with four other lawmakers outlining their concerns to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell."We do not support the sweeping changes that have been proposed to the criteria," the lawmakers...
Alaska village pulls out of lawsuit that stalled drilling

...inadequate.The second rewrite resulted in a final study released by Feb. 12 by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell within days is expected to issue a record of decision endorsing the revised environmental review and...
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...pipeline to violate a 3-mile protective buffer around an important subsistence area known as Fish Creek.Walker and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell should have consulted the federally recognized tribe before discussing the project, tribal President...
State | AK legislature
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...offshore drilling policy last week by Tommy Beaudreau, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's chief of staff, and she was told...position to comment on the details," he said.Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in 2012 said future Alaska offshore...
State | AK legislature
Judge hears arguments over ANWR exploration

...July 2013. It was rejected by the Interior Department within weeks. The state filed suit in March 2014 to contest Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's rejection and moved for summary judgment in September.Following the hearing, Gleason said she...
State | AK legislature
Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...states in pushing back against areas of perceived federal overreach.A contingent of lawmakers met this week with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell during her trip to Alaska, as did Walker, in hopes of impressing upon her the impacts that federal...
State | AK legislature


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