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What others say: Drilling permit, Senate efforts pave way for new Alaska fields

...well situated as a senator can be to help give the bill momentum: She is the chairwoman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources committee, and her Democratic counterpart on the committee, Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, has proved much more...
Senators using budget to put heat on administration, EPA

...Committee.Murkowski heads the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the Appropriations Subcommittee on...legislation since 2007, as chair of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee."2007 is a long time to stay still from...
Forest Service chief expects busy firefighting season

...require shifting funds from programs designed to prevent wildfires.Tom Tidwell testified before the Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee that the fire season is 60 to 80 days longer than it was just 15 years ago, and he didn't expect any...
Murkowski pressures Forest Service

...Service needs to commit to the future of Alaska's forest management.Speaking on Thursday at the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the U.S. Forest Service's 2016 budget request, Murkowski was critical of the agency's...
Voices of Alaska: Celebrating some great Alaska innovations proposed regulation on our small operators. Also, I just recently became Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and I plan to share stories of the first-of-its-kind "Beer Powered Beer" technology being used...
Voices of Alaska: Regulatory Fairness Act sets reasonable timeframe for EPA vetoes just a few weeks ago, and that authority would not change under the Regulatory Fairness Act. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski is Alaska's senior Senator and the ranking Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
What others say: Production not a priority for Obama administration

More evidence came out Friday that President Obama and his administration aren't big fans of oil and natural gas development.
Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska

...strengthen Alaska and our nation.In this new Senate, Alaska will hold the gavels of both the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the Interior and Environment Appropriations Subcommittee. The combination of these powerful positions...
Murkowski readies for role as Energy Committee chair

...applause.Murkowski, who has served in the Senate since 2002, is poised to take the chairmanship of the Energy and Natural Resources Committee that has jurisdiction over the Interior Department. It's a powerful position for the senior senator...
Murkowski, Sullivan receive committee assignments Veterans' Affairs. Sullivan is a Marine Corps reservist.Murkowski is expected to chair the Energy and Natural Resources Committee. She will also serve on Indian Affairs and on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committees...


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