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Alaska Editorial: Governor's effort takes the fight to the feds

...editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner:It was clear before Gov. Sean Parnell wrote the secretary of Interior in May asking about seismic exploration in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that the answer would...
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...
Wilderness or oil? Service seeks views on ANWR's future

...development," Salazar said at the time. "It never has been under President Obama and it hasn't been for me as secretary of Interior." Alaska's congressional delegation submitted a joint letter Tuesday objecting to any additional wilderness...
Palin's naming of new No. 2 raises questions

...previous resignation by an Alaska governor was when Wally Hickel resigned to become former President Nixon's Secretary of Interior. Tillery said they were looking at whether Schmidt needed to step down from the succession line and what the Legislature's...


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