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BLM seeks advisory council nominations The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public nominations for open positions on the Alaska Resource Advisory Council. 'As a land-management agency that carries out a multiple-use mission, the BLM seeks out and values diverse input from citizens who care
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Repair work started on Dalton Highway The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities said May 24 that repair work has started on the Dalton Highway, which remains closed from mile 335.5 to mile 413, with no estimate on when the road will reopen. This is the second closure this
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EPA, Corps, issue waters of US rule The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army issued a final clean water rule May 27. The agencies said it 'more precisely defined and predictably determined' waters protected under the Clean Water Act, 'making permitting less costly, easier,
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Murkowski: Democrats ignore the facts U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, says a May 22 letter from 18 Senate Democrats asking the Obama administration to stop Arctic energy production 'ignores the facts.''For more than 30 years, Alaska has demonstrated its safe record of responsible oil and
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Cenovus evacuates staff ahead of fire Cenovus Energy Inc. said May 25 that it has temporarily shut down its Foster Creek oil sands and Athabasca natural gas operations as a precaution because of a forest fire on the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range in northeastern Alberta. The company said staff h
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Mining News: News Nuggets: Redstar completes round 1 drilling Redstar Gold Corp. May 21 reported that all eight holes of a 1,500-meter phase-1 drill program successfully encountered Shumagin-style vein mineralization at expected depths at the company's Unga gold project on the Alaska Peninsula. The 30-day, phase-1 p
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Mining News: Northern Neighbors: Study shows feasible Back River mine Sabina Gold and Silver Corp. May 21 reported the completion of a feasibility study for its Back River gold project in Nunavut. The study, led by JDS Energy and Mining Inc., outlines a 6,000-metric-ton-per-day mill producing an average of around 346,000 ou
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Mining News: Vast critical minerals With a significant deposit of heavy rare earths in the Southeast, the largest domestic graphite deposit in the Northwest, and vast potential in the 1,300-mile expanse between the two, Alaska is a viable alternative to importing many of the strategic and c
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PN Bakken: NDP brings 'lean' cabinet to Alberta After her New Democratic Party was elected to power in early May, Rachel Notley was sworn in as Alberta's 17th premier in Edmonton on May 24 along with the other 11 members of her cabinet.Notley's cabinet is small by Alberta standards and#8213; Jim Prenti
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PN Bakken: ND OandG research council denies governor's request for advisors North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple gathered a list of eight potential members of an advisory committee that he wanted to guide a pipeline study, but the request failed due to concerns that it added an 'extra layer' of bureaucracy.The North Dakota Oil and Ga
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