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Kenai reaps benefits of Cook Inlet boom

...availability increases correspondingly.Porter and Knackstedt expect Kenai to continue growing as a result of oil and gas development in Kenai's northern neighbor, Nikiski. The Alaska LNG pipeline, expected to have a terminal in Nikiski...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/kenai-reaps-benefits-of-cook-inlet
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Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...otherwise given recent federal actions.She cited as examples President Barack Obama's recommendation to make oil and gas development off limits in the potentially oil-rich coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by seeking a wilderness...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-18/murkowski-pushes-back-on-federal-gov
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State lawmakers riled up over federal actions

...We're working on some things," he said. The legislature has been on the record in the past, endorsing oil and gas development from the coastal plain. A resolution opposing wilderness designation of the coastal plain was introduced in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-31-0
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Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

JUNEAU, Alaska - President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain, drawing an angry response from top state elected officials who see it as a land grab by the federal government. "They've decided that today was the day that they were going to declare war on Alaska. Well, we are ready to engage," said U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and chair of the Senate energy committee.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/becky-bohrer-and-jim-kuhnhenn/2015-01-25
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Mayor seeks to return borough oil and gas liaision position

...of 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-08/mayor-seeks-to-return-borough-oil-an
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Voters give Legislature additional responsibility

...done 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-11-08/voters-give-legislature-additiona
Opinion
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...consultants 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-01-29/consultants-suggest-possibly-revisit
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-07/what-others-say-say-no-to-an-aleu
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New mix of perspectives added to assembly

...get 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-29/new-mix-of-perspectives-added-to-ass
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Senate candidates share views

...bluff erosion and fishing to the federal role in oil and gas development, and safeguarding against Ebola. The candidates...parts of the country. "I'm pro-guns, pro-oil and gas development, I have libertarian streaks when it comes to the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-21-0
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