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In solidarity with Seattle, Juneauites protest Polar Pioneer

...which said there is a 75 percent chance of a spill of 1,000 barrels or more occurring in the next 77 years of offshore oil leasing in the Chukchi Sea.Redmond said the group is advocating for a more diverse economy so Alaska's government can get...
The next step for Alaska?

...accountable and efficient," said Shell Alaska vice president Pete Slaiby.The Obama administration's proposed offshore oil leasing program includes a pair of potential new sales in the Alaska Arctic, starting in 2016."We are committed to moving...
Secretary: Pipeline ills shouldn't bar new Arctic drilling

...maintenance and that the Prudhoe Bay fields are on state land and not subject to federal leasing. But Kempthorne said the lessons learned from the BP problems might be used when setting requirements and standards for future federal oil leasing.
Alaska Digest

...has said that at least five other people have previously accused Murphy of abuse. Borough votes 'yes' to offshore oil leasing ANCHORAGE - The six-village Aleutians East Borough Assembly has voted unanimously to allow offshore oil and gas leasing...
11th-hour cheap shot

...than 25,000 children in Alaska's working families can afford to see a doctor because of Denali KidCare. Aggressive oil leasing on state lands has increased pipeline flow for the first time in a decade. One-fourth of current production has come...
Month marks anniversary of land act

...should have agreed to passage, since he has yet to secure oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. "In 1980...decides whether to accept a Senate bill that would order oil leasing in ANWR. A group of mostly Northeast Republicans was...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...and federal agencies would claim about $2.85 billion of the federal government's $4 billion in annual offshore oil leasing revenue. Alaska's per capita share would be about $270. The next closest state is Louisiana, with a $70 per capita...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ANCHORAGE - The state Department of Natural Resources said Tuesday that it has dropped 126 tracts from the Cook Inlet oil-leasing program. The move comes two weeks after a state judge ruled that the tracts - described as key beluga whale habitat...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...obtained $6 million in federal money from a pot offered to communities to help deal with the effects of government oil leasing. Between them, they are building a pipeline. The line rides on the same pilings as the oil pipeline that leads southward...
Alaska Digest

...bill in 1980 that set aside the 1.5 million acres for study of both their wilderness value and petroleum potential. Debate has continued ever since, with competing wilderness and oil leasing bills being filed in each session of Congress.


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