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Efforts prepare K-Beach area for future flooding

...task force establishment as requested by a citizen petition to the Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources Joe Balash. Melissa Hill, hydrologist with the Division of Mining, Land and Water gave a history lesson on the geography and...
Gold miners outraged at critical Nome letter

...state Department of Natural Resources from city manager Josie Bahnke. In the letter, Bahnke wrote to DNR Commissioner Joe Balash that there has been some economic benefit from offshore mining, but those benefits are outweighed by negative social...
Alaska, TransCanada starting new partnership

...include preliminary engineering and design and getting a more specific estimate of costs. Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said discussions surrounding these issues have been going on for months and he saw no reason for the agreement and associated...
July hearing set for Kenai Loop gas payments

...April 2013 to the Department of Natural Resources commissioner. That appeal is currently unresolved before commissioner Joe Balash.The commissioner is withholding a decision on the appeal while the "fundamental issues involving the leases that would...
More details released in Buccaneer bankruptcy

...agreement yet; we've been close a few times over the last year - certainly the last six months," DNR Commissioner Joe Balash said June 2. "I would say there's no good reason we don't have an agreement, that's my perspective." The...
House panel version of gas-line bill takes shape

...raised over at what point the license with TransCanada under the inducement act expires. Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said TransCanada has signed a letter, which he and the state revenue commissioner also intend to sign, clarifying the...
More than 100 turn out for annual Choose Respect walk

...they never have to witness and become abusers when they get older." A representative of Parnell's administration, Joe Balash, commissioner for the Department of Natural Resources, was the guest speaker at the event. Balash thanked everyone...
LNG Pipeline bill passes through Senate committee

...with royalty, determines the state's equity share, which would be about 25 percent, Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said. The bill also would have the Alaska Gasline Development Corp. - rather than a subsidiary, as originally proposed...
Revised HB77 deserves consideration

...We look forward to discussing the amendments as the Alaska Legislature takes up HB 77 in the coming days and weeks.Joe Balash is Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
Deep Creek needs help

...Governor Parnell by email at or by phone on 907-465-3500. ? Joe Balash, Natural Resources Commissioner, or on 907-269-8431. Thank you so much


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