Lawsuits! Get your lawsuits! Izembek land swap; exploration near Bering River

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New Izembek land swap? New lawsuit, too. Liz Ruskin, Alaska Public Media, August 7, 2019 The Wilderness Society and eight other environmental groups have filed a new lawsuit to block a road in the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. For nearby King Cove, it’s the latest in a long series of legal and political hurdles, dating back decades. The lawsuit challenges a land … read more

Alaska loses a great man; Sen. Birch passes away unexpectedly

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Anchorage state Sen. Chris Birch dead after apparent heart attack Zaz Hollander, Anchorage Daily News, August 8, 2019Chris Birch, a longtime Anchorage Assembly member who shifted to the Legislature in 2016, died suddenly Wednesday of an apparent heart attack, according to several colleagues. Birch, a Republican, was in his first term as a state senator and served as chair of … read more

Hilcorp clears hurdles; Oil enters bear market

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Hilcorp clears some regulatory hurdles to conduct a seismic survey in lower Cook Inlet Renee Gross, KBBI, August 6, 2019 The Texas energy company had originally hoped to conduct the roughly 45-to-60 day survey earlier this year. However, due to concerns about the effect of the survey during the fishing season as well as permitting delays, its plans were pushed … read more