In Thursday’s News:
- Grounded Shell rig has remained stable and no fuel spill has been observed;
- Oil spill response consultant says Shell isn’t prepared for Arctic drilling;
- Senator Lisa Murkowski alarmed at recent ringed and bearded seal classification as threatened species;
- Fiscal cliff bill also postpones pay raise for Congress;
- An Anchorage Senator plans to introduce legislation extending PFD eligibility to active-duty military members living out of state.