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Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...brought by the state over the Interior Department's refusal to consider a...future generations." The Interior Department issued a comprehensive plan...staff in the last few days. Interior Department spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw...
Industry, legislators still buzzing about Walker firings

...of the board.Drue Pearce, one of the fired board members who is a former President of the Senate and U.S. Interior Department official, said she learned of her termination at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 6, three hours before the press release...
State lawmakers riled up over federal actions

...surveying a road through a wildlife refuge to connect King Cove to an all-weather airport at Cold Bay, a road the Interior department rejected. The lawsuit over the department's decision is pending. "I'm not willing to wait much longer...
Alaska village sues feds to open road in refuge

...Alaska village sued the U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday after it rejected...notice that it also would sue. Interior Department spokeswoman Emily Beyer said...court in Anchorage claims the Interior Department's rejection is a violation...
Murkowski readies for role as Energy Committee chair poised to take the chairmanship of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee that has jurisdiction over the Interior Department. It's a powerful position for the senior senator from Alaska given the role the agency plays in a state where...
Tribes work to create sex-offender registries

...Bureau of Indian Affairs could do a better job at finding out which tribes need help implementing the law. The Interior Department said the Bureau of Indian Affairs would be reaching out to tribes. A Tribal Public Safety Working Group established...
Murkowski blasts federal rejection of refuge road

JUNEAU - The Interior Department's rejection of a road through a national wildlife refuge...time for the federal government to do the same.While the Interior Department has sold leases in Arctic waters off Alaska, it has not yet...
Input sought on Cook Inlet oil and gas leases

...ANCHORAGE (AP) - The U.S. Interior Department announced Saturday it the United States, the Interior Department said. This request for input...oil and gas but wishes the Interior Department would look at other water...
New NPR-A plan released

ANCHORAGE - The Interior Department's plan for managing a vast petroleum reserve on Alaska's...provisions to transport oil through the reserve but that the Interior Department has not cleared restrictions on petroleum development in the...
News that manages oil and gas development on federal and Indian lands.Investigators said weak control by the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management resulted from policies based on outdated science and from incomplete monitoring data...


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