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Alaska Sees 'Astounding' Rise in Temperature as 'Drill, Baby, Drill' Planned for Arctic
Business  (tags: offshore oil drilling, climate change, arctic, alaska, donald trump, extreme weather, sea ice melt )

- 551 days ago -
With new oil discoveries in Alaska and a fossil-fuel friendly president about to enter the White House, the future looks even darker.
Alaskan Famous Ice Road Is Closed By Extreme Flooding
Business  (tags: trucking, oil fields, Alaska, flooding, Dalton Highway )

- 1097 days ago -
The highway known as the Ice Road in the popular History channel series "Ice Road Truckers" is the only overland route to lucrative oil operations, but the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities closed a stretch of the road.
Tell the EPA: Protect Bristol Bay ACTION US
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, minind, Alaska, veterans, fishing, livelihood )

- 1383 days ago -
Every summer, hundreds of veterans head to Bristol Bay, Alaska to earn a living as commercial fishermen, but Koch-connected mine development is putting those jobs, and the local habitat, in series risk.
For Poor Alaskan Village, Oil Could Change Everything
Business  (tags: Wainwright, Alaska, oil, Royal Dutch Shell, global warming, way of life will change, traditional Eskimo People, extreme poverty, Olgoonik Corporation, AK Native Claims Settlement Act of 1973 )

- 2053 days ago -
Their small village is about to be taken over by big oil. This traditional Eskimo community stands to make a fortune, but at what cost?
Oil Companies Failing to Adequately Disclose Drilling Risks to SEC and Investors
Business  (tags: Alaska, Arctic Ocean. Gulf of Mexco, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission )

- 2106 days ago -
Of the ten companies, eight "provided minimal or no information about safety or environmental statistics," or "investments in safety related R&D."
NYT: BP Moving Ahead With Offshore Alaska Rig Despite Moratorium
Business  (tags: Alaska, BP, Endangered Species Act, man-made island built by BP, Minerals Management Service (MMS), new offshore drilling, Oil, Onshore, Regulators )

- 2886 days ago -
The New York Times reports today that BP is moving ahead with a project that would drill a two-mile-deep well off the coast of Alaska. How is BP getting around the moratorium on new offshore drilling? It's building its rig on an island -- a man-made island
Alaska Residents Will Get Annual Oil Royalty Dividend of $1,654 Each
Business  (tags: Alaska, oil, government, politics, auto, business, cars, consumers, money )

- 3894 days ago -
Nearly every Alaskan will soon receive a check for $1,654 (EUR1,183), their share of the state's oil riches just for living here for a full calendar year Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced.
BP Alaska Still Risks Environmental Disaster
Business  (tags: Katrina, budget, Gulf coast, social ills, Alaska, BP )

- 4102 days ago -
Less than a year after a corroded pipeline ruptured causing the largest oil spill in Alaskan history, BP (British Petroleum) has continued to implement severe cost-cutting measures at its North Slope facilities, making it vulnerable to another environmen

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