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Judge finds Greenpeace USA in contempt, sets escalating fines for bridge protest

...of a vessel contracted to work in the Arctic for Shell or face fines ramping up each...vessels working on Shell's offshore Arctic drilling.She made her ruling at approximately...in responsible offshore drilling in the Arctic," Walker said in the release. "As...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-30/judge-finds-greenpeace-usa-in-contem
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Voices of Alaska: Time for a peace treaty between Alaska and its Tribes

...of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota and serves as an appellate judge for two tribes in Minnesota. Her only goddaughter resides in Arctic Village, Alaska. Her forthcoming book is The Beginning and End of Rape, to be released in Fall 2015.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-30/voices-of-alaska-time-for-a-peace
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Shell, Greenpeace headed back to court

...On May 8, Gleason issued an order prohibiting Greenpeace USA members from impeding vessels involved in Shell's offshore Arctic drilling program as part of their protests.In the Wednesday hearing, Shell attorneys requested Gleason hold Greenpeace in...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-29/shell-greenpeace-headed-back-to-cour
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Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...Some environmental groups worry the Arctic's remoteness and rugged conditions will...decision puts the fate of the fragile Arctic Ocean, and our climate future, in the...S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic offshore reserves in the Chukchi and Beaufort...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kevin-freking-and-dan-joling/2015-07-23
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Murkowski: Arctic issues about more than Alaska

...there aren't many topics hotter than the Arctic these days, especially as the U.S. steps into the chairmanship role of the Arctic Council this year. Alaska's senior...spoke on Wednesday about why discussing Arctic issues should be a nationwide priority...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-06/murkowski-arctic-issues-about-more-t
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Voices of Alaska: U.S. must become informed on Arctic issues

...United States assumed the Chair of the Arctic Council last month in an international...either clearly or vaguely aware of the Arctic Council's existence. Alaskans, who have a natural affinity for the Arctic, didn't fare much better with only...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-05-25/voices-of-alaska-us-must-become-i
Opinion
Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic drilling

ANCHORAGE - Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic...stakeholders and regulators expect of an Arctic operator," Smith said in an email to...protection of this critical ecosystem, our Arctic communities, and the subsistence needs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/shell-clears-major-us-government-hur
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What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

...Royal Dutch Shell is parking two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle's waterfront...over Shell's plans to drill in the Arctic:How much fuel is at stake?The U.S. Geological Survey estimates Arctic offshore reserves at 26 billion barrels...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-14/whats-at-stake-the-debate-over-arcti
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Norway's king opens Arctic drilling conference in Alaska

...Norway's king opened a conference on Arctic offshore drilling Wednesday with a plug...increasing our economic collaboration in the Arctic, particularly in the oil and gas sector...V told industry representatives at the Arctic Offshore Operations Conference in Anchorage...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-27/norways-king-opens-arctic-drilling-c
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Alaska is first phase of Arctic Ocean fiber optic project

...cable linking Europe and Asia through the Arctic Ocean. The Alaska Dispatch News reports...a project initiated by Canada-based Arctic Fibre. Quintillion CEO Elizabeth Pierce...protective measures that'll be necessary. Arctic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-05-11/alaska-is-first-phase-of-arctic-ocea
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