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Arctic Infrastructure Conference Occurring in Gambell

Gambell, Alaska on St. Lawrence Island. Courtesy of Kklunder Kathie Klunder.

As Arctic shipping increases, communities in the Bering Strait region want to benefit from the growth while protecting their subsistence resources. Over the next two days, politicians and government agencies along with industry and community representatives will be meeting in Gambell to discuss how to make that happen.

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Update News: Wednesday, August 7, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome Common Council authorizes completion of schematic design for Richard Foster Building; Pilot escapes injury after helicopter crash at Pogo Mine; Federal judge determines Shell’s spill response plan was legal during failed 2012 Arctic drilling campaign; State environmental regulators approve permit of oil drilling waste storage in Nikiski; Palmer math teacher plans…

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Update News: Tuesday, August 28, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: Alaska voters decide today on coastal management initiative, primary for House District 39; The Arctic Imperative Summit closes with discussion on Bering Sea and Arctic shipping; Nome City Council hears suggestions for $200,000 mid-year Community Benefit Share from NSEDC; Norwegian oil company Statoil inches closer to drilling in the Chukchi Sea, possibly…

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