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Category: Econ 1-19

Minerals

Minerals

Pebble EIS now mid-February The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said the release date of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the big Pebble copper/gold/molybdenum mine was pushed back from late January to mid-February. The DEIS is an important federal […]

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Energy

Energy

New co-gen, wind for Fairbanks? Golden Valley Electric Association, Interior Alaska’s power utility, is looking at a proposal from Eco Green Generation of Monument, CO, an independent power producer, to generate 55 megawatts of power for GVEA. EGG proposes to […]

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Petroleum

Petroleum

Prudhoe output dips 10,000 b/d Prudhoe Bay field production dipped in 2018 but overall North Slope production held generally stable, state officials told legislators in briefings. Total slope production averaged 501,569 barrels per day for the July-through-November period down slightly […]

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Business Intelligence

Business Intelligence

Anchorage feels sticker shock with new $2 billion port repair cost Anchorage officials are feeling sticker shock over the estimated doubling of repair costs at the Port of Alaska, from about $1 billion to $2 billion. The new figure is […]

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure

Money to complete Nenana bridge The U.S. Department of Transportation approved a $9.1 million grant to the Nenana Native Association to complete a partly-built bridge across the Nenana River. This is strategic infrastructure because it opens up access to potential […]

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Transportation

Transportation

New Arctic port, route study The U.S. Coast Guard will do a route and port ac- cess study along the Arctic coast, from the Canada border to the Seward Peninsula. This would be the first detailed assessment of potential vessel […]

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