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Alaska Delegation to Zinke: Exclude Bering Strait from OCS Proposal

The coast near Wales, Alaska

Senators Murkowski and Sullivan and Congressman Young say they support oil and gas leases in both the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas. However, their letter asks Interior Secretary Zinke to remove 11 regions of offshore Alaska from the draft OCS proposal, including Bering Strait waters previously requested for protection by Kawerak.

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Update News: Monday, August 5, 2013

In Monday’s news: Buckland resident indicted on 9 counts in the shooting of VPO; Coast Guard calls of search for third of three people missing after boat sank in southeast Alaska, Washington man survived by swimming to shore; Five Alaska oil & gas leases extended and approved by Alaska Department of Natural Resources; Rep. Don…

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Update News: Friday, August 2, 2013

In Friday’s news: City of Galena receives $900,000 federal grant for flooding recovery; Senator Lisa Murkowski wants explanation for Army artillery use that potentially started wildfire; Representative Don Young votes to reduce borrowing costs for college students; State advisory panel holding summit on Alaska’s relationship with the federal government; Republican Bill Walker planning to run…

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Update News: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Endangered Species Act under scrutiny by Western Governors ‘Association; Growing wildfire near Fairbanks forces evacuation watch; Two Washington state men spent night in Alaska wild after airplane crash near Talkeetna; Alaska’s lone U.S. House member is seeking twenty-second term; State trying to keep pressure on company building major natural gas pipeline; An…

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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: 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: Friday, December 28, 2012

In Friday’s news: Federal unemployment compensation program ending January 1st, unless Congress acts to continue it; U.S. Coast Guard investigating problems on drill ship off Alaska’s coast used by Shell Oil; Representative Don Young will continue as Chair of Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs; Nome-Beltz Alumni Basketball Tournament happening this weekend at Beltz gym;…

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Update News: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

In Tuesday’s news: No active oil spill near St. Lawrence Island, Coast Guard and State still looking for source of oil that covered oiled wildlife this fall; Two people in Bethel died in cold, abandoned buildings last week; Burned body in St. Mary’s identified; Alaska’s congressional delegation aiming to change a federal monitoring program on…

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Update News: Wednesday, September 5, 2012

In Wednesday’s News: Anchorage windstorm causes extensive damage, schools closed; Crews in Kivalina race winter freeze up to repair water lines; North Pole man to perform community service work for PFD fraud; Sec. of State Hilary Clinton to sign Memorandum of Understanding with Russia aimed to preserve Shared Beringian Heritage; US House Rep. Young holds…

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