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BLM OKs drilling permit in petroleum reserve

JUNEAU - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced Thursday that it had approved a drilling permit that would clear the way for the first oil and gas production from federal...
Kenai River Ranch development plans advance

As plans materialize for development on the Kenai River Ranch property, residents are caught between concerns of access and conservation.
Kenaitze tribe allows DNA testing on Dena'ina remains

...partnerships," Lindgren said. NAGPRA dictates that the tribe work closely with museums housing remains, the Alaska Bureau of Land Management, the state Office of History and Archaeology, the National Park Service and others. One reason the law has...
Land managers work to finish mine cleanup feasibility study

...valuable substances from ore. The state has warned subsistence fishermen not to pull fish from the area. The Bureau of Land Management may fence off the tailings. Red Devil project manager Mike McCrum said other options include excavating the...
Kenai gillnet plan denied; subsistence board rejects request to remove manager operational plan before use. The Kenai measure narrowly passed with a 5-3 vote; board members from the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Forest Service opposed the motion on conservation grounds...
Wildfire watching: Rangers in towers are out, cameras are in

...years ago at Lake Tahoe in conjunction with the Forest Service and other local agencies. In recent weeks, the Bureau of Land Management has mounted four cameras on remote mountain peaks stretching from central to northeast Nevada about 100 miles...
[Update] Rehabilitation to start on Card Street fire

...Hotshot Crews, will add 100 trained bodies to the fire lines by Thursday, said Sam Harrel, spokesperson for the Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service. Each crew has 20 members. It is the second load of Type 1 crews to be dropped in to fight...
Card Street Fire advances during second day of blaze

...bring the number of trained personnel working on the fire up to 200 by Wednesday, said spokesperson for the Bureau of Land Management Alaska Fire Service Sam Harrel. It is the second load of Type 1 crews to be dropped in to fight Alaska's wildfires...
Climate change speakers stress need for subsistance hunting adaptability

...state's intricate subsistence regulation. "I learned so much about Alaska," said Deputy Director of the Bureau of Land Management Steven Ellis, who had traveled from Arlington, Virginia. "That was worth the trip up just to hear. I want...
Public comment open for K-Beach flooding project

...project's application was also sent to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Bureau of Land Management and the Alaska Department of Transportation, Lipinski said. Water rights are considered the legal use of surface...


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