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Arctic drilling complaint clears Legislature

...he said. "Enough! Let's use those resources to our benefit.""OCS development is clearly the future of oil and gas development on the globe," said Rep. Dan Saddler, R-Eagle River.Members of the House minority speaking in opposition...
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BLM OKs drilling permit in petroleum reserve

...public to hold BLM to its commitment to protect the reserve's special areas "from the splintering impacts of oil and gas development and ensure that these areas remain safe havens for wildlife and subsistence hunting."
Three candidates vie for two Kenai council seats

...what's facing us," Glendening said. "We'll know more about the AK LNG. ... We'll know more about the oil and gas development down by Anchor Point, what economic activity that will bring us. And I think that into the foreseeable future...
Ballot propositions require careful consideration the Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area to expand service area boundaries offshore, where oil and gas development is occurring in the Cosmopolitan Unit. The measure would not increase taxes paid by the producer, but would...
Voices of the Peninsula: What if we're wrong about salmon buffer zones?

...for safety reasons? What about rebuilding structures already in the buffer? What about impacts on mining and oil and gas development? What about real estate values if buffers are in place and a major one was how do we know salmon really use the...
Buccaneer bankruptcy demand hits businesses, agencies

...declared bankrupt and you're screwed," Lewis said. "I would rather not see them come."In order to spur oil and gas development in Cook Inlet at a time when natural gas supplies appeared to be declining, the state adopted legislation to...
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...
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.
Mayor seeks to return borough oil and gas liaision position

With the anticipation of a liquid natural gas pipeline terminus in Nikiski, the Kenai Peninsula has the potential to see its largest economic impact ever.
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...


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