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Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...this week suggested that it may be wise for lawmakers to examine their approach to creating incentives for oil and gas development from Cook Inlet.The issue of oil and gas tax credits received renewed attention earlier this month, when Gov...
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...Kaktovik and is chairman of the group Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands, worries that oil and gas development would displace Native subsistence activities. He said he was pleased with Obama's action, even if it is symbolic...
Mayor seeks to return borough oil and gas liaision position

...the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation, served as a special assistant to the mayor as a liaison on oil and gas development issues for four years until 2007.Popp said the job required him to focus on policy and advocacy for the oil and...
Walker signs LNG agreement with Japanese company

...will first focus on a smaller scale LNG project in Cook Inlet and later would like to work on the larger North Slope gas development.Officials say Japanese prefectures have been considering LNG to replace nuclear energy following the massive 2011...
What others say: Say no to an Aleutian Islands sanctuary

...Murkowski.The idea is to protect 554,000 square nautical miles against "growing threats" from overfishing, oil and gas development, and increased shipping.NOAA will review the nomination. If it is accepted, it would be placed in NOAA's inventory...
Voters give Legislature additional responsibility

...responsibly, with minimal impact to the environment or to other resources. Here on the Kenai Peninsula, oil and gas development is a key part of our economy, and we're thrilled to see the boom under way in the Cook Inlet basin.What we don't...
New mix of perspectives added to assembly

...involved in.Gilman said he would hate it if the resolution was used against the borough to argue against oil and gas development.Haggerty opposed reconsideration because he said it is important the state takes proactive steps to address climate...
Alaska LNG holds first open house in Nikiski

...information about the multi-billion dollar natural gas development that would pipe gas from the North Slope and Prudhoe...could become one of the world's largest natural gas development projects. The 42-inch-diameter pipeline, built...
Senate candidates share views

...erosion and fishing to the federal role in oil and gas development, and safeguarding against Ebola. The candidates...of the country. "I'm pro-guns, pro-oil and gas development, I have libertarian streaks when it comes to the...
Voices of the Peninsula: Cook Inlet navigation - safe as can be?

...ship traffic has grown along with the state population, and today, with generous tax incentives to induce oil and gas development - and the prospect of more LNG ships and other vessel traffic on the horizon - Cook Inlet is clearly a water body...


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