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The Latest On: Alaska

May 20, 2016 | Blog Post

The Tide is Turning Against Offshore Drilling

A week that saw oil companies retreat from the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea, an agreement among Arctic-bordering countries, and a large spill could be the beginning of the end for offshore drilling.

May 12, 2016 | Letter

Letter to Sec. John Kerry from Alaska Delegation

From Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young, on the development of hardrock mines in British Columbia and their potential effects on water quality in transboundary rivers

April 18, 2016 | Letter

Letter to Sec. John Kerry on Transboundary Mines

From Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, on the proposed and ongoing large-scale mining activities in transboundary watersheds originating in British Columbia and crossing into the United States.

March 8, 2016 | Blog Post

Free Speech on the Last Frontier

A new rule in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race stifles opposition to a massive open-pit gold mine in southwestern Alaska.