While many students will be spending this spring break relaxing, one local boy is out to make a difference in Alaska's communities.
JUNEAU (AP) - A Republican senator says Alaska should ignore federal regulations and plan to build a large-scale coal-powered plant to generate electricity in the event of an energy crisis. Sen.
A Clean Water Act lawsuit alleging violations by the Seward Coal Loading Facility was allowed to go forward Jan. 10 by federal district Judge Timothy Burgess.
KPC holds nursing advising session
Homer Electric Association members like renewable energy. That's one reason they raised a ruckus over the Healy coal plant deal in 2009. They wanted clean energy from renewable technology instead. Most folks I hear from still do. The Grant Lake/Grant Creek small hydro project is HEA's first serious effort to provide it. So why do some HEA members think that's a terrible idea?
Cook Inlet?s population of beluga whales is half what it was less than a decade ago, leading some experts to argue the whales should fall under the protection of the Endangered Species Act.
ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A state plan to build an interchange at the Parks and Glenn Highways is drawing criticism from state wildlife officials who say it could destroy productive salmon-producing wetlands.
Winter can be a great time to enjoy the outdoors, but after more than a week of minus 20 degree weather some people may be ready for a change. And, if a break from the cold is in order, checking out the Alaska Ocean Film Festival this weekend may be almost as nice a reprieve as actually heading for the warmer climes of tropical destination.
The threat of extinction for Cook Inlet?s beluga whales is real, and the estimated 300 sea mammals should be listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act, National Marine Fisheries Service officials announced Thursday.
A group of citizens and conservation groups have petitioned the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to declare lands within the Chuitna River watershed as unsuitable for coal mining, a move that conceivably could lead the state to block plans for a major surface coal mine in the region.
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