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Update News: Friday, January 4, 2013

In Friday’s news: Two more assessments teams put on Royal Dutch Shell drilling rig, Kulluk, yesterday; Two environmental groups calling for halt of federal permits for Arctic offshore petroleum drilling; Representative Don Young sworn in as member of 113th Congress; Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski will keep main committee assignments in 113th Congress; Cup’ik/Yup’ik military officer, Major…

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Update News: Thursday, January 3, 2013

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…

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Update News: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

In Wednesday’s News: Nome resident Frank Carruthers stranded on an ice floe over the weekend, rescued by helicopters; Shell Oil drilling ship grounded in Gulf of Alaska, high winds and stormy seas preventing marine experts from boarding ship to check for damage; FDA releases draft report on genetically engineered salmon, Alaska’s Congressional delegation up in arms, report…

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Update News: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

In Wednesday’s news: Local and national groups meet in Nome to discuss ways the Bering Strait & other arctic environments can be protected; Two Shell vessels leave Seattle for exploratory drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas; The Nome School Board considers expanding Anvil City Science Academy charter school; TriWest Healthcare and Norton Sound Health…

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