The Municipality of Anchorage is broadening the reach of litigation to include the federal government among the defendants in the ongoing port expansion drama.
Six Inupiat villagers from Nuiqsut are in federal court seeking an injunction to shut down construction of ConocoPhillips’ CD-5 oil project on the North Slope.
After delaying it twice and holding a special meeting the Anchorage Assembly voted Feb. 25 to approve CH2M Hill’s bid for construction management services at the Port of Anchorage.
A CH2M Hill spokesman issued a statement Feb. 18 in an effort to clarify confusion over the role of VECO Inc. in the Port of Anchorage expansion project.
Flint Hills Resources’ announcement that it would close its refinery at North Pole has focused attention on a state loan for a new bulk fuels facility at Port MacKenzie that will begin construction this year.
The Anchorage Assembly for a second time delayed approving engineering firm CH2M Hill for another role in the Port of Anchorage saga at its regular Feb. 11 meeting.