Administration’s budget overlooks need for minerals in energy technology
February 24, 2012
In last week’s FY2013 budget proposal, President Obama called f...
The commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources sees minerals development as a major opportunity for the state. In 2010, mineral exploration investment in Alaska exceeded $260 million—accounting for about one-third of all exploration in the country—and recently, Gov. Parnell laid out a strategy to increase mineral development in the state.