There are no pipelines serving the Arctic coast of Alaska, where a joint effort by ExxonMobil and Qilak LNG, an Alaska-based subsidiary of a Dubai-based energy firm, will be extracting the gas. Instead, the companies plan to use ships to get LNG to market.
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Everything is Infrastructure Now
How spending got out of control and words lost their meaning
DEA Still Insists Marijuana Has No ‘Accepted Medical Use'
DEA still maintains that the plant belongs in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), a category supposedly reserved for especially dangerous drugs with no accepted medical use.
History – Walking the Delicate Line Between Reporter and Activist
I spent the second half of the 1990s hanging out with people who operate unlicensed radio stations. That was partly because I was covering them as a reporter, and it was partly because I was active in a movement to legalize their illicit transmissions.
Do We Really Need New Anti-Asian Hate Crime Laws?
A holistic look at the data shatters the narrative about bias-based violence.
Cynthia Lummis, Crypto Queen Of The U.S. Senate
The Wyoming Republican explains why she’s long on bitcoin.
What happens when a community bail fund stops paying bail and starts trying to abolish it?
Cubans Rose Up. America Should Step Up.
After thousands of Cubans poured into the streets in early July to protest the island nation’s Communist government, President Joe Biden said America “stands firmly” with the people of Cuba.
Economist John Cochrane Is Still Worried About the Debt
The U.S. national debt held by the public is currently almost $22 trillion, or about $67,000 per citizen, surpassing the country’s annual GDP for the first time since World War II. The Congressional Budget Office predicted in March that the U.S. debt would grow to 102 percent of GDP by the end of 2021, to 107 percent by 2031, and to 202 percent by 2051. Those estimates came before President Joe Biden signed the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, which made the long-term budget outlook even worse.
How Many Union Members Does It Take To Operate A Train?
President Joe Biden’s proposed $2.25 trillion infrastructure spending bill is more than just a huge barrel of federal cash for road, bridge, and rail projects. It is also a vehicle for reauthorizing America’s surface transportation laws, providing an opportunity for special interests to write new rules and mandates into federal policy.
Jane Coaston – Meet The New York Times' Libertarian Podcaster
Jane Coaston on the polarization of everything
Biden Administration Launches Series on Arctic Energy
Members of the Biden administration launched a series of events aimed at exploring the Arctic’s potential to act as a “living laboratory of clean energy innovation.”
2 Alaska Towns Allow Texts to 911 When Calling Not an Option
Residents in Wrangell and Petersburg now have the ability to text 911 for help when calling isn’t an option.
THE LAST FRONTIER
EDWARD CURTIS’S FINAL ADVENTURE
Our writer reconciles her family and her future on the path to Harding Icefield.
Forests – Last Stands
The soothing escapes that old-growth forests provide are probably much closer than you think. But they’re under siege
Traditional Tlingit Tastes
In Hoonah, Alaska, food is about much more than just what's on the plate.
For passengers to Alaska, the rush begins.
Skin in the Game
Let us introduce you to Goodfi sh, a sustainable snack company where salmon skin is the star (and super healthy!) ingredient.
Forgotten Hero of Denali
Alaska native son Walter Harper was the first to ascend North America’s highest peak, but his fame—and life as a physician—were cut short by tragedy.
US HOLDS FIRST OIL LEASE SALE FOR ALASKA'S ARCTIC REFUGE
The U.S. government held its first-ever oil and gas lease sale for Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, an event critics labeled as a bust with major oil companies staying on the sidelines and a state corporation emerging as the main bidder.