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Resources tagged with "Western Alaska"

Issues tagged Western Alaska

Bethel Coal Plant: Bethel GET PHOTO Port of Bethel summer 2012 The 100-MW Bethel Power Plant was proposed as a collaboration between the Calista, an Alaska Native Corporation, and the gold-mining company NovaGold Resources Inc. The plant was to have powered the proposed ... [read-more]
Chukchi Sea Oil and Gas Development: (Note: Given the events of late 2015 as detailed below, we stopped updating this article at that time)SummaryOffshore drilling for oil and gas in Alaska's Chukchi Sea has both great economic potential and a significant risk of adverse environmental impact. ... [read-more]
Council Gold Prospect: BackgroundThe Council Gold Prospect was an early-stage exploration project located on the Seward Peninsula within the Council Mining District, an area that historically produced a significant amount of placer gold.  Exploration in the 295 square kilometer area was focused on ... [read-more]
Rock Creek Gold Mine: SummaryThe Rock Creek Gold mine operated near Nome in Western Alaska for only two months in 2008 before shutting down due to a combination of mechanical, environmental, and financing issues.  The mine is currently owned by the Bering Straits Native ... [read-more]