TAPS Turns 44

TAPS Turns 44

The pipeline is still in fundamentally sound shape and has a few maintenance properties that would be remarkable if it was an old car: the pipeline requires a smaller maintenance staff to keep it running than it used to, and it’s gotten safer and less leaky as it has aged.

Harvesting Carbon Credits

Harvesting Carbon Credits

There’s money to be made in promising to reduce your company’s environmental footprint by cutting down fewer trees. And Alaska’s largest landowners are getting behind this new type of business in a big way.

Marginal Metal

Marginal Metal

Ferrous metals usually have less value by weight, which can make profit margins thin for scrap yards when prices drop, especially in places like Alaska with high transportation costs.

Ice Road to Tanana

Ice Road to Tanana

Ice Road to Tanana Sam Friedman Tyrell Seavey mushes on the Yukon River near Tanana, where a village-built ice road now connects Tanana to the Alaska road system.© JEFF SCHULTZ / ALASKASTOCK.COM Unique method to transport cargo The Yukon River city of Tanana began...