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House panel version of gas-line bill takes shape

...required legislative briefings on project progress every four months, accompanied by a written report by the Department of Natural Resources on the amount of money the state may be obligated to pay TransCanada Corp. if a project were terminated before...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-06/house-panel-version-of-gas-line-bill
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Flood Aware Fair attendance low

...didn't have a count for how many people attended the fair, it was lower than expected. Shortly after noon Department of Natural Resources Division of Mining Land and Water Chief of the Water Resources Section David Schade said he expected to see...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-06/flood-aware-fair-attendance-low
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More than 100 turn out for annual Choose Respect walk

...when they get older." A representative of Parnell's administration, Joe Balash, commissioner for the Department of Natural Resources, was the guest speaker at the event. Balash thanked everyone for showing courage providing a voice for victims...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-27/100-march-for-respect
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K-Beach flood exact cause and fix unknown

...actions unless we can demonstrate that it's going to be something that requires that type of action." The Department of Natural Resources has authority over water movement so any project the borough is considering has to be approved by the agency...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-03/seeking-answers
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Permitting should be thorough, fair, transparent

...a bill that makes the permitting process for various "activities" less thorough. It allows the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to issue Water Use Permits for "significant" amounts of water without providing public notice or comment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-01/permitting-should-be-thor
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Uncertainty surrounds LNG gasline advisory board's role

...and Kenai Peninsula Boroughs; ? the Commissioner of the Department of Revenue; ? the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources; ? the Commissioner of the Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development; ? one organization...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-31/uncertainty-surrounds-lng-gasline-ad
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Senate Resources hears final day of Upper Cook Inlet fish testimony

A final day of testimony for Upper Cook Inlet Salmon Dialogue in the Senate Resources committee wrapped up as members heard from Alaska Department of Fish and Game staff on a myriad of issues in the Cook Inlet marine and freshwater fisheries.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-29/senate-resources-hears-final-day-of-
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Senate committee hears second day of testimony from Cook Inlet fishers

...for the state and that the issues failing to get attention are those that required the cooperation of the Department of Natural Resources, the Department of Environmental Conservation and ADFG. He cited the federal government's involvement...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-26/senate-committee-hears-second-day-of
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LNG Pipeline bill passes through Senate committee

...has continued to question whether the state could get a better deal if it went out for open bids. The departments of Natural Resources and Revenue say the state could do that but it would likely hurt the momentum of the project. The agreements...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-15-10
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Revised HB77 deserves consideration

A little over three years ago, the Department of Natural Resources recognized that the status quo for permitting wasn't...and weeks.Joe Balash is Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-03-13/revised-hb77-deserves-considerati
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