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Draft EIS nearly ready for Donlin, in the works for Chuitna

...developers, Barrick Gold and NovaGold Resources, to commit to spending several billion dollars on construction.Communities in Southwest Alaska have a lot riding on the decision. Calista Corp., the Alaska Native regional corporation for the Y-K delta, is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-16/draft-eis-nearly-ready-for-donlin-in
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Pebble mine battle moves to Capitol Hill

...to stop Pebble began."I spent a fair amount of time in rural Alaska and I never believed that Tribal governments out in Southwest Alaska had any idea what Section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act was," Shively said.Pebble insists it has evidence obtained...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-15/pebble-mine-battle-moves-to-capitol-
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...science committee of the U.S. House of Representatives will probe the EPA's denial of a permit for the Pebble Mine in Southwest.In a letter sent Wednesday to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, Rep. Lamar Smith, R-Texas and chairman of the committee...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/state/2015-10-15
State
Men aboard ill-flated floatplane came from across US to fish

...crashed Tuesday as they headed to a remote fishing spot in southwest Alaska.On Wednesday, family members remembered one of the...aircraft crashed near the tiny town of Iliamna, about 175 miles southwest of Anchorage, as it was taking off to head to a river. It...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-16/men-aboard-ill-flated-floatplane-cam
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Refuge Notebook: After the fire

...of year when nature's ignitor of wildfires, lightning, becomes less frequent and often disappears entirely as a cooler southwest flow of moisture sets up over the state. We are all too familiar with these typical late July and early August rains. If...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-08-27/refuge-notebook-after-the-fire
Outdoors
Walrus leaving ice, coming ashore

...photographer not affiliated with the agency near Point Lay, an Inupiat Eskimo village 700 miles northwest of Anchorage and 300 miles southwest of Barrow. Walrus have been coming to shore on the U.S. side of the Chukchi Sea in large numbers for about eight years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dan-joling/2015-08-27
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Donations help Ice Hawks participate in tournament

...Bears, Sav U More, Firehouse BBQ, Sportsman's Warehouse, Dr. Barton, APS Wilderness Beach Lodge, Offshore Systems, Southwest Alaska Pilots Association, Duck Inn, Alyeska Tire and Auto, Buckets, United Cook Inlet Drift Association, The Hegge Family...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-10-29/donations-help-ice-hawks-
Letters

...the seal's feeding patterns from a large-scale warming of the Pacific Ocean, Toby Garfield, an official with NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center, said Tuesday.The so-called warm blobs occurring during a persistent high-pressure ridge have...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/christopher-weber/2015-09-29

...simple question. Are these killer whales getting enough to eat?" said John Durban, a marine mammal biologist with NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center in La Jolla, California.This year it appears that the population is in good shape, even experiencing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-10-21-0
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Ninilchik man treated for hypothermia after night outside

...officer found Hunt behind his home at the bottom of a 150-foot hill.Troopers and emergency medical responders carried Hunt up the hill and he was taken to a hospital.Ninilchik is 38 miles southwest of Kenai on the Kenai Peninsula.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-16/ninilchik-man-treated-for-hypothermi
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