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Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

...Markey said." This kind of behavior should raise major red flags for any future Arctic drilling plans."Environmental groups said the report emphasizes deficiencies that make the oil industry and government ill-prepared to deal with oil...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/report-poor-management-led-to-shell-
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Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

...lawsuit, Parnell said, would be the Mining Act of 1866, which grants rights of ways based on historic use.Environmental groups strongly oppose an Izembek road for the precedent it would set in refuges and for damage it would create in what's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-07/alaska-to-sue-for-road-through-wildl
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What others say: No Roadless Rule in the Tongass

...grounds for exempting the Tongass from the Roadless Rule in 2003.A lawsuit filed by the Village of Kake and extreme environmental groups challenged the exemption in 2009. Then came a ruling against the exemption in 2011, and the state appealed that...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-02/what-others-say-no-roadless-rule-
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...iridescent sheen and swirling, weathered oil. A snake and a few minnows were some of the few signs of life.An environmental group now says it has found ominous traces of oil moving downstream along an unnamed tributary toward a big creek and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-15-3
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Public testimony on HB77 extended to today

...to digest the actual changes, as opposed to the incorrect and exaggerated effects claimed by extreme Anchorage environmental groups with an obvious anti-development-of-any-kind agenda," he wrote in an email.Of the 25 present at the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-13/public-testimony-on-hb77-extended-to
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Shell looks for silver linings in decision to cancel 2014 drill season

...sale in the Chukchi Sea. Shell and other companied bid $2.6 billion on leases in the sale.A coalition of environmental groups and two Alaska Native organizations sued the Interior Department, arguing the EIS was inadequate. The one area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-02/shell-looks-for-silver-linings-in-de
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Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

...land that we have fought for and we have worked for and we have raised our children up to honor and respect."Environmental groups bitterly oppose the road, noting that Congress in 1997 addressed King Cove transportation needs and appropriated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-19/murkowski-blasts-federal-rejection-o
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Jewell rejects Alaska land swap

...nomination if the rejection wasn't reconsidered. Environmental groups submitted thousands of comments opposing the road...this case access to emergency treatment."But environmental groups praised the decision."A road would have severely...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-23/jewell-rejects-alaska-land-swap
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Rio Tinto to review Pebble Mine

...portfolio.Northern Dynasty has said it will look for a new partner.The Natural Resources Defense Council, an environmental group, said Rio Tinto's announcement is the latest indication from the mining industry that the proposed project site...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-23/rio-tinto-to-review-pebble-mine
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Northern Dynasty vows to press on at Pebble

...in Alaska and elsewhere in North America. Many of those are techniques endorsed by Trout Unlimited, one of the environmental groups opposing the mine.A large mine at Pebble would impact 16 square miles in a 42,000-square-mile region...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-27/northern-dynasty-vows-to-press-on-at
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