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Renowned agrarian comes to Kenai

...local food systems through the mutual aid and organization of producers, Fleming said. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, there are roughly 2.10 million farms operating on 914 million total acres of farmland on which produce...
Injunction against federal water rule may expand

...issued a temporary injunction last week that was requested by North Dakota and 12 other states to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from regulating some small streams, tributaries and wetlands under the...
Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule

...not included in a new federal rule aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it didn't have the information needed to determine the best system of emission reduction in Alaska...
Judge hears motion to dismiss suit over proposed Pebble Mine

...District Judge H. Russel Holland heard arguments in the case filed by Pebble Limited Partnership against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, which is seeking to have the case dismissed.The EPA last year proposed restrictions that would essentially...
Judge to hear arguments in Pebble case against EPA

JUNEAU - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday in a case alleging that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency worked with critics of the proposed Pebble Mine with a predetermined goal to block the project.The lawsuit...
13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

...Water Act.North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will...
Judge: Parts of lawsuit vs. EPA over Pebble Mine can proceed

JUNEAU - A federal judge on Thursday decided to allow portions of a lawsuit brought against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by the group behind the Pebble Mine project to proceed.In its lawsuit, Pebble Limited Partnership alleged...
What's at stake: The debate over Arctic drilling

ANCHORAGE - Royal Dutch Shell is parking two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle's waterfront before they head north.
Judge allows for subpoena in Pebble lawsuit

...proposed Pebble Mine can serve a subpoena on an Internet services provider to preserve emails from a former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency employee and an attorney who has represented Pebble critics.Attorneys for the Pebble Limited Partnership...
Sen. Sullivan talks federal regulations, military presence

JUNEAU - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan on Monday said fighting federal overreach and pushing for a continued military presence in Alaska are among his priorities. Sullivan made his comments in addressing a joint session of the state Legislature.


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