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Shell files revised Arctic offshore drilling plan

...drilling plan with federal regulators but says the company hasn't decided whether to return to waters off the coast of northwest Alaska in 2015.The revised exploration plan submitted to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management in Anchorage calls for...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The owners of a Northwest Alaska mine will pay an $8 million fine rather than build a pipeline that would have moved treated wastewater past a village to the Chukchi...
Swarm of earthquakes in Alaska puzzles scientists

ANCHORAGE - A moderate earthquake shook northwest Alaska on Monday, the fifth temblor of the same magnitude since April in an area with otherwise little activity, seismologists said...
Subsistence Alaska village fights mining road

...the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District in Northwest Alaska, The Fairbanks News-Miner reportedSunday. The...President Victor Joseph said, referring to a mine in northwest Alaska that is a major source of zinc and lead. "We think...
Saving cash, better communication top DOT aviation priorities

...expansion of the runway safety area at the Kotzebue Airport should be completed this year, the report states. Also in Northwest Alaska, a $15 million rehab and extension project of both runways at the Ambler Airport will commence when the weather...
Bristol Bay Native Corp. acquires Peak Oilfield Services

...field services on the North Slope, Cook Inlet and in the Gulf of Mexico.NANA Regional Corp. of Kotzebue, in northwest Alaska, provides camp services and security on the North Slope and owns and operates a Gulf of Mexico offshore platform...
Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...utility, and about an equal amount on fuel for equipment used in the mine, Matthias said.The Red Dog Mine, in northwest Alaska, has a hefty fuel bill, too. Teck Alaska, the mine operator, uses about 20 million gallons of fuel per year...
Conflict minerals: Rhetoric battles reality at Pebble

...River and that the development of Red Dog mine in Northwest Alaska has improved fish habitat by controlling the zinc...Dog mine and the economic boom it has brought to Northwest Alaska, said environmental groups fighting Pebble in impoverished...
Federal cuts will hurt in Alaska

...that. "This is a major program for rural Alaska when you are paying $8 a gallon for fuel," he said. Foster's northwest Alaska district is one of the nation's coldest and most remote. Under state law there might be an obligation to replace...
Industry: Mining increases economic clout

...more than half of the workers at the Red Dog mine in Northwest Alaska live in Anchorage or the Matanuska-Susitna Borough...remaining workers live in communities nearer the mine in Northwest Alaska. Red Dog also purchases equipment and supplies from...


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