Man Caught by Avalanche in North Iceland

snow_esaFive people were traveling by helicopter to the north of Dalvík in North Iceland yesterday when a large avalanche fell from the mountain north of Sauðanes shortly after 6 pm. They had disembarked the aircraft when the guide was caught by the avalanche.

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Minister Wants New EIA for North Iceland Plant

myvatn-winter_psMinister of Industries and Innovation Steingrímur J. Sigfússon commented at a Left-Green campaign meeting for the April 27 election in Akureyri on Monday that he would like a new EIA to be carried out for the Bjarnarflag geothermal power plant by Lake Mývatn in North Iceland.

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