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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

...each had biting words for President Obama.Sen. Murkowski, who is ranking Republican on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee: "The administration's choice to delay indefinitely a decision on extending the Keystone XL pipeline is...
Senate fisheries act draft begins circulating

...late summer or early fall, he said. The House Natural Resources Committee released its own discussion draft of the act...specifically for MSA comments. Mike Tadeo, a House Natural Resources Committee staffer, said the House had gone through a...
Alaskans weigh in on Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization never easy," he said. As-is, the MSA largely addresses commercial fisheries management. The House Natural Resources Committee released their draft in December. Begich said the Senate draft could be out near the end of March, but that...
What others say: Consumers could benefit from change in law

...should be open to a review.Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the leading Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, last week made a forceful case for lifting the ban. The senator spoke Tuesday at the Brookings Institution...
Revisions to federal fisheries act released for public review

...under the discussion draft proposed by the House Natural Resources Committee.The Magnuson-Stevens Act, or MSA, was...won't be finalized until 2014.The House Natural Resources Committee released draft legislation Dec. 19 with 30...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...Environmental Conservation isn't actively testing fish for radiation, Commissioner Larry Hartig told the Senate Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday. A radiation leak from a nuclear power plant in Japan after a March 2011 earthquake and subsequent...
Senators visit Peninsula

Two colleagues on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee spent the weekend traveling throughout the state, including the Kenai Peninsula, and discussed its energy potential. Sen. Lisa...
No sign of hull breach in Shell drilling vessel

...investigating and its findings would be public.U.S. Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., who is the top Democrat on the Natural Resources Committee, issued a statement Tuesday expressing his concerns about the Kulluk situation."Oil companies keep saying...
Murkowski unveils blueprint for energy plan

...leading Republican senator.Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, the ranking minority member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, on Monday unveiled a "blueprint for discussion" of a national energy policy. It calls for more domestic...


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