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Alaska Editorial: We need more information on the new interior secretary our nation's energy portfolio."We need to hear from Jewell herself, of course. What are her views on offshore oil development? What does she think about opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Vermont Rep. Bernard Sanders, an independent. The bill would dedicate half of the federal money received from offshore oil development to coastal states. It also provides for federal purchase of environmentally sensitive lands, historic preservation...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...government to share a portion of the revenue from offshore oil development with coastal states. The federal government...infrastructure and bear the environmental risks of offshore oil development, deserve a share in these benefits. The bills...
Begich fights for budget resolution, defends health care reform

...angry about Obama's statements in Brazil about buying their offshore oil at a time when Alaska's hopes for offshore oil development are facing environmental hurdles. "I don't know about (Brazil's) environmental policies, but I'm guessing...
My turn: Panel needed so public has say in oil drilling issues

...industrial activity, including oil, gas and shipping.The council would provide advice on all aspects of Arctic offshore oil development - lease areas and deferrals, conflict avoidance, exploration, drilling, transportation, environmental and...
Con: Should the US cancel plans for offshore drilling?

...only beginning to appreciate. It's an unfortunate fact that no energy source is perfect. Imposing a ban on offshore oil development would be a mistake of historic proportions. The fact is, before the Deepwater Horizon capsized there had not...
Federal agency advances walrus listing petition

...public comment period. The comment period closes Nov. 9. "Climate change is the primary threat, but the offshore oil development in the Chukchi and Bering seas is also a problem," she said. Walruses could be forced into a land-based...
State and local briefly

...conservation and wildlife protection using proceeds from offshore oil development has run into opposition from Republicans on the...about 60 percent of the federal proceeds from offshore oil development, roughly $2.5 billion a year, and use it...
Polar bear swim covers 426 miles

...say for sure. Other polar bears have been seen in open ocean. A marine contractor hired in advance of Alaska offshore oil development spotted nine polar bears in 2008 in the Chukchi Sea. The bears were 15 to 65 miles off shore. Some were swimming...
the push to restore local input on resource decisions

...been highly critical of the federal government's intrusion into resource development issues, particularly offshore oil development. The Governor wants more say and control over these decisions. Similarly, local communities want a voice in...


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