Alaska towns petition for changes to pipeline megaproject route
A group of Alaska community officials have thrown a wild card into the state's high-stakes plans to build an 800-mile natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to the Kenai Peninsula, arguing that the multibillion-dollar project should be rerouted closer to their regions.
Infrastructure group urges Trump to reverse drilling ban
The Obama administration's decision to bar oil and gas drilling in most of the American Arctic is likely to have a "chilling effect" on investment in much-needed infrastructure projects along Alaska's coasts, according to a pro-industry advocacy group.
Sea ice levels hit record low
Arctic sea ice levels hit record lows in January, continuing a monthslong pattern of depleted ice volume that began last October.
Alaska advances LNG project against long odds
In early March, the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. plans to act as tour guide for a lineup of potential customers, financiers and investors in the state's proposed multibillion-dollar natural gas export operation, known as the Alaska LNG Project.
Alaska utilities agree to pool power in bid to slash costs
Three of Alaska's largest electric utilities announced an agreement Monday to create a power pooling and joint dispatch system that they say could dramatically cut the cost of electricity for customers in the state's south-central population centers.