Topic: Bristol Bay
Ted Stevens, former US Senator from Alaska, was one of nine people on board the plane that went down in the southwest part of the 49th state.
08/10/2010 01:23 pm
Exploratory drilling is scheduled for July in the waters off Alaska's northern shore. Environmental groups, reeling from the Gulf of Mexico BP oil spill, are fighting to put those plans on hold.
05/06/2010 03:36 pm
President Obama's plan to open new swaths of coastline to offshore drilling is being questioned anew in light of the potentially disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Politics of the pending climate-energy bill may be affected, too.
04/30/2010 07:12 pm
President Obama tried to make a skillful political decision by permitting some offshore drilling for oil and natural gas. But he's obscured a more important message: The US must leave oil behind.
04/01/2010 04:30 pm
Offshore drilling for oil and gas will expand to new areas under President Obama's drilling plan, announced Wednesday. But the plan also keeps some sensitive environmental areas off-limits.
03/31/2010 08:36 pm
Oil companies are eyeing Alaska's largely untapped outer continental shelf. Critics say that's another Exxon Valdez waiting to happen.
10/17/2009 01:00 am
US Supreme Court will decide if Lower Slate should be disposal site for mine wastes.
03/24/2009 01:00 am
By branding its wild salmon as gourmet – and banning salmon farms – this fishery is thriving sustainably.
06/13/2008 01:00 am