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Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

KOTZEBUE (AP) - In temperatures slightly higher than Washington, D.C.'s, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell got a firsthand look Monday at the effect of climate change on an Alaska coastal community.Jewell visited Kivalina...
What others say: Washington state, focus on your own plate

...Council and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee are looking north to Alaska.They've written formal letters asking U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to revoke federal oil and gas leases with Royal Dutch Shell in the Arctic outer continental shelf...
Upsized ASAP may rattle AK LNG Project

...revenues to the state treasury.ANWR isn't likely to be opened for oil and gas exploration anytime soon, and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell wants to make that permanent with her new proposal for wilderness designation, but legislators still...
Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...states in pushing back against areas of perceived federal overreach.A contingent of lawmakers met this week with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell during her trip to Alaska, as did Walker, in hopes of impressing upon her the impacts that federal...
Input sought on Cook Inlet oil and gas leases

...announced Saturday it would be seeking input on a possible oil and gas lease sale in Cook Inlet In a news release, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said the request for comments is a key step in the planning process for responsible oil and gas development...
New NPR-A plan released

...development plus accommodation for a pipeline that could carry offshore Arctic Ocean oil to the trans-Alaska pipeline.Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday announced that the plan will allow for development of nearly 12 million acres within the...
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...propose putting off-limits to development certain areas of the offshore Arctic. Murkowski said she spoke with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Jewell's chief of staff in the last few days. Interior Department spokeswoman Jessica Kershaw...
Murkowski readies for role as Energy Committee chair

...and House and to the administration and say, 'what can we make happen here?'"She also had strong words for Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who has infuriated Murkowski with her refusal to approve an 11-mile, one-lane road to complete...

...some national parks that were closed because of the shutdown but would not give control of those parks to states.Interior Secretary Sally Jewell called Daugaard early Thursday to discuss the possibility that South Dakota could pay to reopen Mount...
Alaska to sue for road through wildlife refuge

...refuge so that residents of a village will have improved access for emergency flights at an all-weather airport.Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in December rejected a proposed land swap that would have allowed a one-lane gravel road through...


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