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The companies behind the Donlin gold mine project are working to reduce the $6.7 billion price tag for construction identified in a 2011 feasibility study.
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Alaska Journal 23h
Familiar players and a new name made a good day for Division of Oil and Gas Director Chantal Walsh: “We have a lot to be happy about."
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Alaska Journal Nov 13
In support of bringing back earmarks, : "What we needed to do was what we were directing ourselves to do, which was to increase the transparency; have it be wide open to the world."
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Alaska Journal Nov 6
The first quarter of the 2019 fiscal year was the first in which a portion of the fund was appropriated for government spending.
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Alaska Journal Nov 2
By the end of 2018 the company will have paid down $800 million, or roughly 40 percent of the debt it took on to acquire Virgin America.
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Alaska Journal Nov 1
The plan pitched by Siemens promises cheaper gas from Cook Inlet and to deliver LNG to Fairbanks via rail instead of truck.
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Alaska Journal Oct 31
Major oil, mining and military projects on the horizon have labor leaders fretting over whether enough Alaskans will be available to fill jobs as the state emerges from a three-year recession.
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Alaska Journal Oct 26
Before the FAA will allow unmanned commercial aircraft flights over populated areas, operators have to show they can protect people on the ground from an accident. That's where an Anchorage startup comes in.
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Alaska Journal Oct 25
The turnaround continues for and the company announced it has given the green light to start construction on Greater Mooses Tooth-2 this winter.
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Alaska Journal Oct 25
Eliminating cross-inlet tanker traffic also eliminates the need for the Drift River oil terminal, realizing a long-sought goal of conservationists and oil-spill prevention specialists.
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Alaska Journal Oct 18
GCI stated in an Oct. 12 press release that the reduction from the funding request essentially forces the company to swallow $28 million in services that had already been provided.
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Alaska Journal Oct 17
Native corporations, Tribal groups, industry trade organizations and Board of Fisheries members diverge on Ballot Measure 1 as the Nov. 6 election approaches.
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Anchorage Daily News Oct 16
Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott abruptly resigns followiing “inappropriate comments”
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Alaska Journal Oct 12
The Institute Elders & Youth Conference kicks off Sunday as the annual precursor to the Convention.
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Alaska Journal Oct 12
First oil from Pikka is expected in the early 2020s and full development of the field will entail 146 wells and cost up to $5 billion to bring online.
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Alaska Journal Oct 11
Federal regulators to AGDC: “The enclosure includes several requests for information that have been made multiple times in the past for which an adequate response has not yet been received.”
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Alaska Journal Oct 11
Under federal law, 50% of NPR-A royalty revenue is dedicated to communities impacted by development. That could amount to hundreds of millions and North Slope Borough officials say they'll have no trouble spending it.
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Alaska Journal Oct 10
A Clean Water Act 404 permit is likely the only federal one the Arctic copper project will need, according to the project CEO. A separate permitting process is underway for a 211-mile road to the area.
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Alaska Journal Oct 3
“While US consumers often assume that China’s manufacturing advantage comes from cheap labor … labor amounted to ‘between 2 percent and 7 percent of production costs’ for such key industries as solar, steel, glass, paper, and auto parts.”
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Alaska Journal Oct 1
Poor salmon runs bedeviled fishermen in Prince William Sound, Cook Inlet, Kodiak and Chignik, but other areas saw record paydays.
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