Large-scale dams are likely having a detrimental impact on water quality and biodiversity around the world, according to a new study that tracks and correlates data from thousands of projects.
Matt Kaso, August 6, 2014
I’ve lived in Alaska my entire life but never got involved in the legislative process. That changed this year. My rafting company, Denali View Raft Adventures, is being threatened by a state-sponsored dam proposal on the Susitna River.
By Lauren Rosenthal, KUCB - Unalaska and Liz Ruskin, APRN | July 31, 2014 - 5:19 pm
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and a handful of North Slope village corporations now have the option to buy into offshore drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea. It’s part of a new agreement with Shell Oil. But with the future of that company’s Arctic operations up in the air, the deal raises more questions than answers.
forty miles from Elim up the Tubuktulik River, a small gauge sits at the water’s edge, just downstream from the state-owned Boulder Creek site—the largest known uranium deposit in Alaska, and a hot spot for potential mining. ... more