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Channel 2 NewsLast week, National Marine Fisheries Service officials made the decision to consider listing a harbor seal population in Lake Iliamna as endangered or threatened--yet another piece of wood on the controversial fire that is the Pebble Mine project. In...
Channel 2 NewsMarine mammals ranging from sea otters to sea ducks were discussed on the final day of a science panel put on by The Keystone Center, a company hired by The Pebble Partnership, to review The Pebble Partnership Environmental Baseline Studies. At the...
Channel 2 NewsA revised draft assessment of mining near Bristol Bay, based on projected output from a facility like the proposed Pebble Mine, says a similar project could deny dozens of miles of streams to fish and would have to be monitored for centuries after its...
Channel 2 NewsA former president of the Alaska Native village of Tatitlek was arrested Wednesday for allegedly misappropriating more than $200,000 of village funds for personal use by herself and her brother. According to U.S. Attorney Karen Loeffler’s office, a...
Channel 2 NewsA man accused of fatally shooting two men at a Coast Guard communications station near Kodiak last year, following a series of personnel disputes, was arraigned in federal court Tuesday. James Michael Wells, 61, pleaded not guilty to all six charges...
Channel 2 NewsThe Environmental Protection Agency says it is revising its assessment of large-scale mining activities near Bristol Bay -- including the proposed Pebble Mine -- in response to comments from peer reviewers as well as the general public. In a Tuesday...
Princess Cruise Lines has agreed to pay $20,000 for alleged discharge of pool water in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the penalty on Tuesday. It said the case was settled in December. The...
Channel 2 NewsAs the sun warmed Anchorage Tuesday, January 15, it became obvious the unusual mid-winter temperatures have created a stir in the air. The Anchorage Health and Human Services Department issued an air quality advisory, which is something they say is...
Matt Buxton, Fairbanks Daily-News MinerA top state air official says it's too soon to tell if Fairbanks North Star Borough will violate new clean air standards announced by the Environmental Protection Agency. The new target reduces the maximum annual level of small particulate...
Channel 2 NewsConocoPhillips has agreed to pay more than $200,000 in state and federal fines to settle environmental claims related to two oil spills from corroded pipelines at its Kuparuk River oil field in 2006 and 2007, regulatory agencies said Monday. The...
The Associated PressRetired Fairbanks, Alaska teacher Patrice Lee says particulate in the smoky air outside her home is forcing her son to stay inside. Nineteen-year-old Alex Lee has undergone multiple heart surgeries and particulate can trigger irregular heartbeat,...
Channel 2 NewsAn Alaska company has been fined $70,000 and placed on three years of probation for releasing asbestos into the air in Anchorage. Chief U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Beistline on Monday also ordered Copper River Campus to hire an environmental...
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