There is a $27 Billion pie to be allocated to energy efficiency, renewable energy, clean transportation, battery storage projects, and more. Take action, voice your support for the state Green Bank!
Wing-and-a-Prayer budgeting for DEC
The Department of Environmental Conservation hopes to sell the State Legislature on a costly program to take over responsibility for federal permitting of wetland development.
A Just Transition to an Indigenized Future
Native American Heritage Month is a time to reflect on a 10,000 year legacy of stewardship, and to look forward.
Simple Steps for Salmon Protection
The solutions to the myriad of salmon issues we face aren’t simple but the end goal is: Protecting our Salmon for generations to come.
A special step towards a better future
What if Alaskans have the power to change the trajectory of our entire nation? The Alaska Center’s Hot Takes In A Cold Place Blog
Hot Takes in A Cold Place: You Can Stop Pebble Mine
TAKE ACTION TO STOP PEBBLE MINE“Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experience treacherous, judgment difficult” – Hippocrates That nifty aphorism could apply to the fight against the Pebble Mine aside from the difficulty of judgment part. It is a long fight, seemingly a generational fight, but the one thing we know is that a majority of Alaskans have judged …
An Agency Boondoggle
Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation eyeing take over of federal wetlands permitting program under Clean Water Act Section 404.
A DEC Budget Trap
So far, only three states in the United States have assumed primacy for dredge and fill permitting in wetlands. One of those states – Florida – assumed permit primacy in the waning days of the Trump administration. Like Governor Sean Parnell before him, Governor Dunleavy wants Alaska to pay for wetland permitting that is now being paid for by the …
HB 398 creates more bureaucracy, expense, and red tape that strips Alaskans of our right to protect our waters. This bill is bad.
The Dunleavy Administration, DEC, mine promoters want state primacy on permitting to streamline industrialization of areas like the Bristol Bay.
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