The lawsuit filed by opponents of the proposed sale of mining rights in ANWR was denied by the U.S. District Court in Alaska.
A showdown is brewing in Washington between Trump supporters and opponents on several fronts, including for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
U.S. policymakers and global strategists have long misjudged the Arctic as a strategic region, according to The National Interest. Now this is taking its toll, wrote the American journal.
ROSATOM and the Government of the Republic of Sakha have signed an agreement. It states that a small nuclear power plant will be built in the village of Ust-Kuyga by 2028.
A company is planning to sell coal mining rights in a fjord on Svalbard to Chinese or Russian companies, even though the land belongs to Norway.
Gazprom Neft and Shell have signed an agreement to establish a joint venture for the exploration and development of the Gydan Peninsula.
Work on the 46 km long railway line to the coal terminal at Lavna on the west side of Kola Bay was stopped this autumn.
The reason for the spill of diesel fuel in Norilsk was violations during the construction and operation of the tank plant.
Experts doubt that the “Lavna” coal port has fundamental perspectives in today’s reality and the current price of coal.
More than 70,000 cubic meters of industrial waste in Russia’s Arctic zones could be processed into fuel.
The major Canadian bank Royal Bank of Canada is refusing to finance the US oil and gas production project in the largest US Arctic protected area.
Environmentalists are threatening to take Nornickel to court unless it voluntarily pays compensation for environmental damage.
Several European financial institutions want to financially support Novatek’s huge natural gas project, while in the same area the permafrost soil shows massive melting.
After pausing for years, Shell wants to resume its activities in the Arctic, provided that partners can be found for the ventures.
The Arctic never has experienced an industrial expansion of this magnitude. The Gulf of Ob has become the core of the natural gas and oil industry.
The first phase of test drilling for ore extraction on the south island of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago has been completed.
The leaders of the Gwich’in in the Yukon call on opponents of oil drilling in Alaska’s nature reserve to intensify their efforts.
The Trump administration has completed a plan to approve oil and gas drilling in national nature reserves.
A massive water intrusion has crippled the entire coal mine 7 outside Longyearyben and caused severe damage.
In the industrial region of Norilsk, large quantities of fuel have entered the environment for the second time in a short period of time.
The Russian Environmental Control Authority is calling on Nornickel to close its large fuel depot and empty the storage tanks.
The spilled diesel oil in Norilsk is unprecedented and will have a significant negative impact on local environment.
A serious oil accident has occurred in a combined heat and power plant. About 21,000 tons of diesel have flowed into the Ambarnaja River.
A new terminal will simplify coal handling in Murmansk and increase capacity to 18 million tonnes.