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Minerals

Minerals

Ambler road approval next year? Trilogy Metals hopes for federal approvals in mid-2020 on a proposed 211-mile industrial road from the Dalton Highway to the Ambler Mining District, where Trilogy is working on its Arctic high-grade copper project. If developed, […]

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Timber

Timber

Setback: Tongass sale delayed More headaches for the state’s small timber industry. U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason halted a planned federal timber sale on Prince of Wales Island in southern Southeast Alaska. Environmental groups sued the U.S. Forest Service […]

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Seafood

Seafood

Great year for sockeye fishers Harvesters with 43 million sockeyes caught from a 56-million-fish run. The initial ex-vessel value estimate (what fishermen are paid) is $306.5 mil- lion, but this is based on a “base” sockeye price of $1.35 per […]

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Petroleum

Petroleum

Oct. 15 decision, oil tax initiative Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer will decide Oct. 15 whether a proposed citizen ballot initiative to raise taxes on oil and gas can go forward to the signature-gathering stage. Tens of thousands of signatures will […]

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