Alaska Arctic

Margaret Kriz Hobson



Margie is the Alaska correspondent for E&E, where she specializes in Alaska energy and environmental issues, climate change and politics. She joined the company in 2010 after two decades as the energy and environmental correspondent at National Journal. Margie began her career as a general assignment reporter for the Suburban Trib, a now-defunct subsidiary of the Chicago Tribune. She also covered environmental issues for the Bureau of National Affairs. From 2005 to 2006, she was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. She has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Illinois and a master's degree from American University.

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Interior considering 3 Beaufort Sea projects

The Trump administration is expected to roll out the red carpet for three oil development projects in the Arctic Ocean, all of which are located in a sliver of the Beaufort Sea that was excluded from former President Obama's Arctic drilling ban.


Alaska delivers pricey wish list to Trump

Alaska Gov. Bill Walker (I) sent a wish list to President Trump last month laying out the state's seven top infrastructure priorities, including building a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, helping relocate a coastal village being hit by climate change and building a naval base in Alaska.