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My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

...projected 500 percent increase in Arctic shipping by 2025, makes investment in strategically placed Arctic transportation corridors a national priority. Development of ports, roads, energy upgrades and broadband will provide the needed backbone...
Planners examine future of transportation

...and public transportation.The plan recommended CBJ adhere to Complete Streets standards when designing new transportation corridors and corridor remodels. The model ensures the needs of all users are meet."It's a nice little plan...
State Briefs

...Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area, making the region eligible for federal assistance in a transportation corridor first used by indigenous Alaskans and later by non-Native pioneers and settlers. Murkowski, an Alaska Republican...
Kenai Peninsula flooding raises concerns about culverts

...are beginning to work together to ensure both humans and fish are able to move freely through their respective transportation corridors. Alaska's departments of Fish and Game and Transportation recently signed a joint memorandum of agreement...
My Turn: Road would benefit fishermen, too

...shuttle link, it will be virtually a 24/7 transportation corridor for delivering seafood to market. The seafood...highway. The road would provide a reliable transportation corridor that would create new markets, cut transportation...
Groups appeal mine approval

...the Clean Water Act and other environmental laws by approving Coeur Alaska's plans to use Berners Bay as a transportation corridor and dump rock waste, or tailings, into a sub-alpine lake. They also claim that the Forest Service did not...
Murkowski: Stay with resources

...farmed salmon establish breeding populations in Alaska waters, he said. Murkowski also touted proposals for new transportation corridors, including an extension of the Alaska Railroad into Canada a project that could be associated with missile...
Legislative roundup

Bills introduced last week: Railroad extension: House Bill 526 establishes a transportation corridor for extension of the Alaska Railroad to Canada and to extension of the Alaska Railroad to connect with the North American railroad...
My turn: Public forum needed on plan to barge mining materials down the Taku River

...Resources. With that failure died Redfern's controversial proposal to use the Taku River as a year-round transportation corridor by employing an untried towed hoverbarge. Chieftan has yet to clarify its transportation plans. But proposing...
Planning Commission to hear about changes to growing city

Density limits and transportation corridors are on the docket at Juneau's Planning Commission meeting today.Juneau is being encouraged to grow. The draft Willoughby District...


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