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Parnell replaces Alaska National Guard leaders

...investigating.Parnell said his chief of staff went to the FBI when he heard about specific conduct in 2010, and the federal agency found no basis for criminal charges.The governor said his review had the same end result as an inquiry requested...
News organizations sue for sex-abuse records

...institutions being investigated or audited by the civil rights office of the U.S. Department of Education.The federal agency is looking at the schools for compliance with Title IX, which prohibits gender discrimination at institutions that...
Federal agency expresses concern with dam studies

JUNEAU - A federal fisheries agency has raised concerns about the accuracy of some studies being conducted for a massive proposed dam in south-central Alaska.
Voices of Alaska: Regulatory Fairness Act sets reasonable timeframe for EPA vetoes

What would Alaskans say if a federal agency retroactively vetoed permits for...Slope?What would we think if a federal agency unilaterally banned development...portion of ANWR? And what if a federal agency halted efforts to reopen the Nikiski...
Judge tosses lawsuit over federal refuge closures

...with the state Department of Fish and Game asked the federal agency if Fish and Game staff would be barred from entering...decision.After the state sued on Oct. 16, the federal agency clarified that the closure did not apply to research...
Alaska LNG Project buying land, securing access

...designed and constructed," the applicants wrote in their filing with the U.S. DOE. One of the requirements of the federal agency is that proponents of an LNG export project specify what property rights have been established in an application for...
States concerned about proposed Coast Guard rules and inspection, small passenger vessels, marine accident reporting, among matters.But in comments to the federal agency, some state officials say the rules are too broad and sweeping. The rules would interfere with or create confusion...
Watchdog reviews EPA handling of Alaska mine study

...EPA's preparation of the Bristol Bay watershed assessment. Both have raised concerns about potential bias within the federal agency, citing emails obtained through records requests, and the threat of a pre-emptive veto of the project before it...
Bob Franken: Fill in the blanks

...One executive was overheard saying, 'Why didn't we think of that?'"And this one has become routine: "(Federal agency) has agreed to a settlement with (bank), which will pay $(number) billion in fines for fraudulent mortgage...
New gas platform for Cook Inlet now en route from Texas

...its position on the waiver.Danny Davis, Escopeta's colorful president, continued to work that year with the federal agency to secure the renewal of the exemption. Faced with drilling deadlines on the Kitchen Lights leases, Davis decided...


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