Alaska

How crab fishing was made safer

Nov 11, 2014
The oil and gas industry could learn a thing or two.
Posted In: crab fishing, dangerous jobs, Alaska

More than 85% of the seafood Americans eat is imported

Jun 30, 2014
Author Paul Greenberg says we could fix our aquaculture infrastructure.
Posted In: fish, seafood, exports, Alaska

Alaska moves to regulate cruise ship kickbacks

Aug 20, 2013
Alaska is the first state to crack down on so-called 'port lecturers' who try to steer cruise ship passengers to shop in specific stores on ports of call.
Posted In: Alaska, cruise ships

Indie bands tour Alaska to make 'a chunk of change'

Jul 18, 2013
Some independent musicians and small bands have discovered a new frontier in Alaska, where they can actually make decent money on the road.
Posted In: music industry, Alaska

Oil tax cuts spur fight in Alaska

Jun 4, 2013
Alaskans are worried that a cut to oil taxes could ruin the state budget. BP credits the tax break for spurring new investments in the North Slope oil field.
Posted In: big oil, Oil, Alaska, BP

Shell tries to skirt potential court challenges

Mar 1, 2012
The oil company hopes to avoid long delays in its plans to start offshore drilling in the Alaskan Arctic Ocean. But a preemptive lawsuit may create more problems than it solves.
Posted In: Oil, Shell, Alaska, lawsuit, offshore drilling

News brief: Department of Interior will lease 1.8 million acres in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve

Jul 9, 2010
The US Department of the Interior (DOI) today released details about its plan to award 190 parcels of land in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve...
Posted In: Alaska, drilling, Interior, Oil