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  1. Feds approve Donlin mine plan in unique joint decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... support infrastructure for the mine would also be built, including a 312-mile, 14-inch natural gas pipeline from near Beluga on the west side of Cook Inlet to the mine site to provide a fuel supply for the 227-megawatt power plant at the mine site. ...

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  2. Winds, rain from former typhoon cause power outages, flooding concern in SouthcentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    Tourists stopped and experienced the strong winds at Beluga Point along the Turnagain Arm while taking a bus to Seward on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Tourists stopped and experienced the strong winds at Beluga Point along the Turnagain Arm while taking a bus to Seward on Sunday, August 12, 2018.

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  3. Cross inlet approvalRead the original story

    Friday Jul 27 | Petroleum News

    The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has approved applications by Cook Inlet Pipe Line Co. and Kenai Beluga Pipeline LLC for pipeline changes in Cook Inlet which will allow for movement of crude oil from the west side to the east side by pipeline, eliminating the need for tanker transport from the Drift River Terminal to the Andeavor refinery at Nikiski.

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  4. Jack-up on siteRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | Petroleum News

    ... agreement with Enstar Natural Gas Co. As a development well, the KLU No. 4 well will target gas in the Sterling and Beluga formations. However, Furie also hopes to extend the drilling down into the Tyonek formation, as an exploration venture, ...

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  5. Kivalina enjoys rare beluga whale harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Kivalina residents are in high spirits this summer after a successful beluga harvest. At three animals caught so far, it's not a large harvest by traditional standards, but recently, there have been years with no harvest at all.

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  6. Commission receives 2 commingle requestsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2018 | Petroleum News

    BP applies to commingle Put River, Prudhoe oil pool production; Hilcorp applies for single-well Beluga, Tyonek gas pool commingling The Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has received two applications for commingling of production in wellbores, one from BP Exploration and one from Hilcorp Alaska. SUBHED: Prudhoe, Put River oil pools BP is the Prudhoe Bay field operator.

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  7. Hearing tests on wild whalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | EurekAlert!

    IMAGE: Beluga whales have small external ear openings, located a few inches behind each eye. All work conducted under NMFS permit no.

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  8. Research: Diet shift for belugas in inletRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2018 | Petroleum News

    Beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet may have changed their diet over five decades from saltwater prey to fish and crustaceans influenced by freshwater, according to a study by University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers.

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  9. Company seeks to dismantle Alaska oil terminal next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2018 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    ... expecting to complete the $73 million project later this year to reconfigure an existing underwater pipeline between Beluga and Ninilchik to carry oil instead of natural gas. The pipeline system connects fields on the west side of Cook Inlet to the ...

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  10. Drift River dismantling may start in early 2019Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Hilcorp plans to finish an approximately $73 million project to reconfigure an existing underwater pipeline between Beluga and Ninilchik to carry oil instead of natural gas, and move the displaced gas instead through a pipeline that presently ...

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  11. Beluga food sources shifted from marine to freshwater over past 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    Over the past fifty years Cook Inlet's endangered beluga whales have changed their feeding habits, eating less prey that originates in marine waters and more prey influenced by fresh water, according to a new study of chemical traces in beluga bones and teeth. The study, lead by Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist Mark Nelson, measured isotope ratios in beluga skulls and teeth dating to the 1950s to "provide evidence of a long-term shift to more freshwater-influenced feeding habitat and ecology," the study states.

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  12. Anchorage novelist tells a gothic tale set among dog mushers in Interior AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... of more to come. Nancy Lord is a Homer-based writer and former Alaska writer laureate. Her books include "Fishcamp," "Beluga Days," and "Early Warming." Her latest book is "pH: A Novel."

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  13. Researcher finds many Cook Inlet belugas visit Kenai in springRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    Beluga researcher Kim Ovitz and a group of volunteer whale-watchers look for belugas in the Kenai River on April 14, 2018 at Cunningham Park in Kenai, Alaska. 11 signed-up volunteers and several more casual ones helped Ovitz with her observations, which began March 15 and will continue until May 31. Her preliminary results suggest that a large portion of Cook Inlet's estimated 328 belugas travel the Kenai River with the tides in early spring.

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  14. Researcher: Beluga whales visit Kenai River early, oftenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Cook Inlet beluga whales are swimming up the Kenai River earlier in the year and in greater numbers than previously estimated, according to new monitoring of the endangered species. Kim Ovitz, a fellow in the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Sea Grant program, in mid-March began recording beluga activity from six sites between the Kenai beach and Cunningham Park at river Mile 6.5, the Peninsula Clarion reported .

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  15. Researcher finds that most Cook Inlet belugas visit Kenai in springRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    Beluga researcher Kim Ovitz and a group of volunteer whale-watchers look for belugas in the Kenai River on April 14, 2018 at Cunningham Park in Kenai, Alaska. 11 signed-up volunteers and several more casual ones helped Ovitz with her observations, which began March 15 and will continue until May 31. Her preliminary results suggest that a large portion of Cook Inlet's estimated 328 belugas travel the Kenai River with the tides in early spring.

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  16. Summer is here, and so is fire danger. Be safe and be prepared.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters drop water on the McHugh Creek wildfire as it burned near Beluga Point, July 20, 2016, along Turnagain Arm. Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters drop water on the McHugh Creek wildfire as it burned near Beluga Point, July 20, 2016, along Turnagain Arm.

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  17. Final Donlin mine environmental statement released, but doesn't include agency preferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... support infrastructure for the mine would also be built, including a 315-mile natural gas pipeline from near Beluga on the west side of Cook Inlet to the mine site to provide a fuel supply for the 227-megawatt power plant at the mine site. Donlin's ...

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  18. Researcher looks at beluga use of Kenai RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    Researcher Kim Ovitz observes a group of Cook Inlet beluga whales milling in a bend of the Kenai River by Cunningham Park on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in Kenai, Alaska. Ovitz, a fellow in the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Sea Grant program, will be counting and recording beluga activity from public locations along the Kenai River until April 31, and is also seeking to talk with local residents about their own observations of marine mammals in the Kenai.

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  19. Researcher looks at beluga use of Kenai RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | Peninsula Clarion

    Early this week Stevie Shackelford saw his first beluga whale in the Kenai River - in fact, he saw a group of about 15 belugas passing the bend near Cunningham Park on Tuesday morning. "Everybody I've talked to doesn't know they're in here," said Shackelford, who moved to the Kenai Peninsula about a year ago.

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  20. Beluga calf rescued off Alaska moved to SeaWorld San AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... less than a month old when he became stranded in Alaska's Cook Inlet last fall. (SeaWorld Parks via AP) An endangered beluga whale calf rescued off Alaska's coast is swimming in his new home at a SeaWorld theme park. The 5-month-old whale named ...

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