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Reader not happy with current legislature

...on Prop 1 on August 19. A few other bad bills that ultimately failed include HB 77, which would have given too much power to DNR to make decisions on land and water use permits and severely limit public comment. It was nothing more than a power grab, and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-07/reader-not-happy-with-cur
Letters
Just out of sight, an overlooked set of fishing locations

...could constitute trespassing on private land or violation of local, state or federal regulations on public land, according to DNR. Always check Fish and Game seasonal closures ahead of time, Breakfield said. Just because an area is an easement, does not...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-02/just-out-of-sight-an-overlooked-set-
Fishing
Sullivan's leadership in DNR came at expense of Alaskans

...intensive development. He also led the charge on HB 77, and the controversial provision allowing DNR to ignore every other fish habitat law on the books so DNR could issue sweeping general permits for a variety of activities that would impact salmon streams...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-13/sullivans-leadership-in-d
Letters
Fishermen should have priority with DNR

...Under former Commissioner Dan Sullivan, DNR worked hard to help PacRim develop Chuitna...for $1 million. As the court found, DNR has a statutory responsibility to process...conditions of permits they already had. DNR and Dan Sullivan produced fancy presentations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2013-11-07/fishermen-should-have-pri
Letters
Ad about Sullivan mischaracterizes HB77

...liberal super PAC and supporters of Mark Begich present a false interpretation of HB77, a legislative bill, stream lining the DNR permitting process, by stating the bill would result in a loss of hunting opportunity. This example of deliberate dishonesty...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-03/begich-ad-mischaracterizes-hb77
Opinion
More details released in Buccaneer bankruptcy

...times over the last year - certainly the last six months," DNR Commissioner Joe Balash said June 2. "I would say there's...or MOU, between the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority and DNR that gives the department the responsibility to help the authority...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-05
News
July hearing set for Kenai Loop gas payments

...proposed unit are addressed" through either a settlement reached by the parties or the conservation commission process, according to DNR spokeswoman Elizabeth Bluemink.Elwood Brehmer can be reached at elwood.brehmer@alaskajournal.com.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-14/july-hearing-set-for-kenai-loop-gas-
News
Time needed to review HB 77 changes

...to review and agree with any changes that DNR or Governor Parnell has made regarding amendments...changes to our constitution by the Governor, DNR and the Legislature to our water rights...preserve the user's interest in them. DNR was not set up to be a Czar system where...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-24/time-needed-to-review-hb-
Letters
HB77 an insult to Alaskans

...overwhelmingly against passage of Governor Parnell's HB77. This bill purports to "streamline" the permitting process by giving the DNR commissioner, a political appointee who serves the whims of the governor, almost unilateral power to approve permits impacting...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-18/hb77-an-insult-to-alaskan
Letters
Notice of Issuance of Director's Written Finding: Southwest Cook I...

...the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Division of Oil & Gas (DO&G), issued...Oil and Gas Exploration License and the DNR commissioner intends to request competitive...DO&G's website at: http://dog.dnr.alaska.gov/Leasing/BestInterestFindings...

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