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BLM Announces December NPR-A Oil & Gas Lease Sale

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) announced today it will hold an oil and gas lease sale within the 22.8-million-acre National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 in Anchorage, Alaska. Read News Release>

BLM Alaska Releases Draft NPR-A Regional Mitigation Strategy

Today the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the draft Regional Mitigation Strategy (RMS) for the Northeastern National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) and is inviting public comment on the document. By providing a robust 90-day comment period, the BLM hopes to continue working with all interested parties to develop a transparent, balanced, workable, and reasonable mitigation framework. Read News Release>

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Alaska Operator Receives Reclamation Award

The BLM today recognized three hardrock mineral companies for advancing the use of sustainable development practices in their work and one was in Alaska! Congratulations to Jubilee Mine at Prospect Creek, Alaska, winner of the Hardrock Mineral Small Operator Award. This award acknowledges environmental stewardship successes of operators with less than 15 employees. Read News Release>


BEFORE: Aerial photo of Jubilee mining operation in August 2015. AFTER: Aerial photo Jubliee minging camp with reclaimed uplands and developing wetland in August 2016.

BLM Alaska Issues Decision on Exploratory Operations near Haines, Alaska

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Glennallen Field Office announced today it has issued the Decision Record (DR) for exploratory work on Constantine Metal Resources Limited’s Palmer Project in Haines, Alaska. Read News Release>

BLM releases Contaminated Lands Report; Effort Establishes Step towards Cleanup

The BLM delivered a report to Congress today that details the development and current status of the most comprehensive inventory to date of known contaminated sites on lands conveyed to Alaska Native corporations through the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act (ANCSA). In addition, the report also provides recommendations for fully addressing cleanup of all the conveyed contaminated sites. Read more>


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