Tagged: Alaska (87 Found)


The REAL Story of Mining and Its Social Impact in Alaska

Alaska’s history with industrialized mining goes back to the 1870s, when placer miners began prospecting throughout communities in southeast...

November 5, 2019

Alaska’s Student Loan Program and Its Oil & Gas Influence

Recently, an article caught my eye.  New Mexico, flush with excess state revenues due to their booming oil and...

October 31, 2019

Five Projects – Nearly 5,000 Jobs – Five Eco-Extremist Targets

Alaska’s five largest hard-rock mining prospects – if you consider the Ambler Road District one overall project – could...

October 29, 2019

Exciting News from Alaska’s North Slope – LNG Export Project Unveiled

At a Tuesday morning press conference in Anchorage, former Alaska Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell broke the news that had...

October 24, 2019

Latest Alaska Anti-Development Activities Sound the Same Old Tune

The past week has seen several anti-development activities spring up that could have long-lasting impacts on jobs across Alaska....

October 23, 2019

Alaska Native Corporations’ Success Is Noteworthy for Jobs & Revenue

As “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” came and went in Alaska on Monday, it was a good day to be reminded...

October 16, 2019

Lawsuit Filed to Preemptively Stop Pebble Mine (Again)

A funny thing happens to the “Magna Carta of environmental law” – a term coined by the environmental zealots...

October 14, 2019

How Do You Spell “Triggered”? I-N-L-E-T-K-E-E-P-E-R

Facebook is supposed to be a platform for exchanging ideas, family and friend information and everyday conversations.  As anyone...

October 10, 2019

“Permanent Fund Day” Comes and Goes – Alaskans Rejoice

Alaskans celebrate some unique formal and informal days throughout the year. There’s Seward’s Day – the last Monday in...

October 4, 2019

Environmental Activists Attack Cruise Industry Despite “Little Hard Data”

Environmental activists in recent years have taken a new tack in their environmental extremism. One after another, the eco-left...

September 30, 2019

The Impact of Eco-Extremists Is Being Felt in Alaska Cities

Alaska is a beautiful place.  Majestic mountains, meadows filled with a kaleidoscope of flora and fauna, lakes and rivers...

September 27, 2019

Climate Strikers in Anchorage Miss the Forest for the Trees

Last Friday was planned, scripted and advertised as a day for millions of people across the globe to gather...

September 25, 2019

Save Bristol Bay

Save Bristol Bay is an environmental organization opposed to the building of the Pebble Mine, which would mine copper,...

September 19, 2019

Saudi Attacks Highlight Need for Alaska Oil & Gas Project Support

This weekend’s attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil processing facility – the nations’ largest – not only disrupts the...

September 18, 2019

Lefties Vote To Block Drilling In ANWR

By a 225-193 vote, the liberal-led House of Representatives voted to block drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge...

September 13, 2019

Extremist Org Cook Inletkeeper Leads Efforts To Stymie Approved Seismic Testing In Cook Inlet

Last week, Homer, Alaska-based Cook Inletkeeper joined its national extremist cousin, the Center for Biological Diversity, in filing a...

September 11, 2019

Congress Wastes Time And Money On Eco-Extremist Legislation That Is DOA In Senate

Washington, D.C. is back to its normal cadence, as Congress has returned from its August recess. One of the...

September 11, 2019

Climate Change Town Hall Leads to Questions about Alaska’s Future

Yes, I admit it.  I watched all 450 minutes of the CNN Climate Town Halls on Tuesday.  Ten Democratic...

September 6, 2019

Environmental Hypocrisy Continues:  Eco-Left Bashes Projects That “Green Energy” Requires

A proposed 200-mile road in Northwest Alaska continues to provide political and fundraising fodder for eco-extremists in Alaska and...

August 29, 2019

Misguided “Roadless Rule” May Soon Be Rescinded – Timber Jobs Could Grow

Most people think of Alaska as the “Land of the Midnight Sun”, a major oil and gas state, a...

August 28, 2019

Defend The Sacred Alaska

Defend The Sacred is an Alaska-based coalition of environmental activists. It is noteworthy for its extreme views on oil,...

August 26, 2019