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Judge tosses suit in refuge-road dispute

...the start of the Aleutian Chain.As part of the determination on whether to carry out the land exchange, the secretary of Interior was required to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act, Holland's decision says in laying out the...
Letter: Creating reservation in Alaska is 'insane'

...of the Alaska Republican Party that expressed concerns about the change of federal policy that would allow the Secretary of Interior to accept tribal lands in trust, thereby creating Indian Country, and consequently reservations, in Alaska...
How do you count Alaska's governors? It depends

...term from December 1962 to December 1966.Hickel was elected in 1966 but left during his term to serve as U.S. Secretary of Interior. Keith Miller, who replaced Hickel, is shown on the fourth spot in the hall. Egan is shown again in the fifth...
Rep. Young's Sealaska land bill passes House

...Canada under the control of U.S. board patrol agents ( H.R. 2578 would "prohibit the Secretaries of Interior and Agriculture from impeding or restricting activities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on land under...
Accumulated Fragments: Gruening and Bartlett walk the long road to statehood

...subsequently drafted seeking retention of federal jurisdiction over Alaska's fish and game resources until the secretary of interior certified to Congress that the state met provisions for their conservation and nonresident access.A powerful...
BLM eyes SE for development

...mining development. In a series of orders in the 1970s stemming from the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, the secretary of interior withdrew millions of acres of federal land in Alaska from resource extraction. Now, under pressure by Congress...
Northwest Digest

...threatened species list, a process that would take another year. The decision came from the office of Assistant Secretary of Interior Craig Manson, the Bush administration's point man on the Endangered Species Act. It went against the recommendation...
Month marks anniversary of land act

...passed to settle Alaska Native land claims. Section 17d(2) of the claims act, approved in 1971, directed the secretary of Interior to withdraw 80 million federal acres from any development or sale and recommend whether the land ought to be put...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...million to crew members, processors and others affected by fishing restrictions. The amendment authorizes the secretary of interior to provide ``such funds as are necessary'' to the state to develop the Glacier Bay program. State fishery...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...words. We're ready to take action,'' Clinton said to the National Forum on the Future of Alaska Natives. ``Secretary of Interior (Bruce) Babbitt is moving to take over fisheries management in order to maintain your subsistence rights. I...


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