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New NPR-A plan released

...approach will allow us to continue to expand our leasing in the NPR-A, as we've done over the last three years, while protecting...said more than 200 exploration wells have been drilled in the NPR-A since the 1940s and the U.S. Geological Survey estimates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-12-19/new-npr-a-plan-released
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New management plan for NPR-A

...was the result of extensive local testimony."This comprehensive plan will allow us to continue to expand our leasing in the NPR-A, as has happened over the last three years, while protecting the outstanding and unique resources that are critically important...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-02-21/new-management-plan-for-npr-a
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Senate candidates weigh in on minimum wage

...Refuge), access to timber and Tongass lands that can support new power generation held up by the roadless rule, and access in NPR-A (National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska). Under the Obama Administration, access has been blocked or taken away. Sen...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-18/senate-candidates-weigh-in-om-minimu
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More questions than answers for oil and gas in 2014

...because it is near the Colville River, the eastern boundary of NPR-A.These are projects that have been announced, but there...test drilling at the small Umiat oil field in the far southeast NPR-A. Umiat is where early U.S.-government sponsored drilling...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-01-06/more-questions-than-answers-for-oil-
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Can Christie be the GOP Bill Clinton

...deserves to flop. It could come off as boastful and hectoring, and about as original as the average political discussion on NPR. Coupled with his various departures from conservative orthodoxy, it could be toxic.For Christie truly to capitalize on his...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-11-10/can-christie-be-the-gop-bill-clin
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Operators say oil tax change will spur projects

...and engineering on its Moose's Tooth Unit in the National Petroleum Reserve.Moose's Tooth is in the northeast part of the NPR-A and west of the Alpine field on the Colville River Delta, which ConocoPhillips also operates.The company has made a number...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-04-28/operators-say-oil-tax-change-will-sp
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Micciche unfazed by criticism

...and production. He also co-sponsored legislation on an in-state gas pipeline, to oppose genetically-engineered salmon, NPR-A legacy oil well awareness and clean up and laws to deal with abandoned and derelict vessels, among others. "For the first...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-04-22
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Murkowski talks oil, environmental lobby and federal overreach

...government continues to protect a trove of untapped oil. He said multiple attempts over decades to open those areas, such as NPR-A, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the Arctic's Outer Continental Shelf were foiled by the environmental lobby...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-15/murkowski-talks-oil-environmental-lo
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Coastal program worked for Alaska

...Northstar, Alpine, and Badami fields. For the first time in a generation, we opened millions of acres of federal land in the NPR-A. All of these oil and gas projects and dozens of other projects on the North Slope and Cook Inlet moved forward with full...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-08-26/coastal-program-worked-for-alaska
Opinion
Ron Devon and Cathy Giessel: Senate District N Q&A

...development of Alaska resources across the State, from timber in Southeast to oil and gas in the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPR-A) and Alaska National Wildlife Reserve 1002 area (ANWR). They are even trying to stop development of resources on State...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2012-10-31/ron-devon-and-cathy-giessel-senat
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