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Q&A: Candidates for District 5 assembly seat share views

...adults. We must have a community plan to deal with the very possible influx of person due to the growth of oil and gas projects including the LNG line and plant. I feel we have done well as a community with internal needs and growth but must be...
Voices of Alaska: An important point on the gubernatorial race that was necessary to see it to fruition. Other gas projects were later proposed and gained political backing. Walker's...the legislature and administration to kill all other gas projects, instead of modifying their plan to fit the new situation...
LNG review board holds first meeting

...put out about global markets, what we're competing with, the window of opportunity that comes and goes with major gas projects and which other ones are on the horizon around the world that are being considered," Navarre said.Navarre said the...
Gas line slow going: Prospects may be unknown for months

JUNEAU -- The federal coordinator for Alaska natural gas projects said Tuesday it could be be late this year, or early next, before Alaskans know whether they're closer to securing a major...
Funding for federal pipeline not in budget

...exports.Persily said his office provides a service in educating the public and policymakers on how liquefied natural gas projects work. He said he doesn't lobby or advocate, just provides information.He recently testified before the Legislature's...
Revised HB77 deserves consideration

...leasing and material sales. In 2013, additional DNR and legislative proposals to support timelier decisions for oil and gas projects passed the Legislature.However, DNR's efforts through House Bill 77 to increase the efficiency of our land and...
State Democrats unveil another oil tax plan

...and AIDEA itself has invested in oil drilling rigs."I like the idea of AIDEA providing venture capital to oil and gas projects. There are independent companies coming to Alaska who lack capital," Wielechowski said."The governor's giveaway...
Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

...Supreme Court ruling that DNR has a constitutional duty to analyze and give public notice on cumulative impacts of oil and gas projects. The legislature should also conduct oversight hearings on resource agency regulation changes proposed under Administrative...
Locals get face time with representatives

...ExxonMobil's role in the Alaska Pipeline Project and would like to see the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation take over all gas projects. Chenault said he has concerns about the project moving forward and how AGDC will fit in and the legislation is working...

Investments in North Slope oil and gas projects will be the main driver behind statewide construction spending growth in the coming year, according to a report by the University...


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