A proposed new electric reliability organization could improve coordination between utilities and make it easier for renewables to enter the grid, they say.
It’s the latest public commitment amid a flurry of formal agreements and rumored developments for the growing cargo business at the airport.
EPA determined Hilcorp did not promptly repair leaks of methane and volatile organic compounds, failed to inspect for leaks at a new facility and did not accurately report leak inspections and repairs.
“The evidence is clear that the structure left by the government on Anchorage’s property by MARAD is dangerous, prevents Anchorage from using its property and creates navigational hazards,” a federal judge wrote in his opinion.
The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority is now pushing for a final investment decision on the 211-mile Ambler Road in 2024 after nearly a decade of studying and debating the industrial access route.
Operators have scheduled sailings with the capacity to carry 1.57 million passengers to Alaska this year. But industry observers say the pandemic’s ongoing uncertainties mean the preseason capacity figure likely won’t be as reliable as in years past.
Both the Kenai and total upper Cook Inlet 2022 returns would be considered “weak” by Fish and Game when compared against returns over the past 35 years, the forecast says.
A faster rebound in global oil demand than many analysts predicted has helped put some producers on equal or better financial footing than they had pre-pandemic.
The drilling will inform an updated feasibility study as Barrick and NovaGold continue toward a final investment decision on the proposed $6.7 billion open-pit mine in Western Alaska.
Jim Szczesniak was appointed by former Gov. Bill Walker in early 2018 to lead the state-owned airport, one of the busiest cargo hubs in the world.
While not technically in Arctic waters, Nome has been identified by Army Corps officials as the most practicable northern location for harboring large vessels in Western Alaska.
The hearing and subsequent order came nearly five years after the leak because former AOGCC Chair and state Sen. Hollis French had to take the case to the Alaska Supreme Court to get his day in front of the commission.
A wave of new federal money could help change the course of Alaska’s beleaguered state ferry system, but only if it is invested wisely, stakeholders say.
A judge granted the state’s motion to join the National Marine Fisheries Service as a defendant in a lawsuit filed attempting to reopen federal waters of central Cook Inlet to salmon fishing.
The plan approved under Trump made a total of about 18.5 million acres on the western North Slope open to oil and gas development. The plan approved in 2013 under the Obama administration opened just more than 11.7 million acres.