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Three candidates will run for two openings in Kenai City Council

...Commission and was appointed to the Borough Planning and Zoning Commission in March 2015, has also worked as an oil and gas projects coordinator for oil company Arco Alaska. Glendening said he decided to run his first council race at the prompting...
Q&A: Candidates for District 5 assembly seat share views

...younger adults. We must have a community plan to deal with the very possible influx of person due to the growth of oil and gas projects including the LNG line and plant. I feel we have done well as a community with internal needs and growth but must...
Revised HB77 deserves consideration

...leasing and material sales. In 2013, additional DNR and legislative proposals to support timelier decisions for oil and gas projects passed the Legislature.However, DNR's efforts through House Bill 77 to increase the efficiency of our land...
State Democrats unveil another oil tax plan

...said, and AIDEA itself has invested in oil drilling rigs."I like the idea of AIDEA providing venture capital to oil and gas projects. There are independent companies coming to Alaska who lack capital," Wielechowski said."The governor's giveaway...
Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

...Supreme Court ruling that DNR has a constitutional duty to analyze and give public notice on cumulative impacts of oil and gas projects. The legislature should also conduct oversight hearings on resource agency regulation changes proposed under Administrative...
Senate approves wastewater plan

...issued by the Environmental Protection Agency. The permits cover wastewater discharged from timber, mining and oil and gas projects as well as other industries covered by the federal Clean Water Act. The measure passed 12-7.
Retiring state senator not taking it easy

...economic development issues, and the new job will keep him in the fight. He will be dealing with issues such as oil and gas projects, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and natural gas transportation. ''After 20 years in the Alaska Legislature...
Coastal program worked for Alaska

...acres of federal land in the NPR-A. All of these oil and gas projects and dozens of other projects on the North Slope...good idea. Our coastal program didn't help just oil and gas projects. It included the massive development of Dutch Harbor...
Gov: Gas imports are 'last resort'

...development and the fact that any in-state pipeline project would not be finished by then. But Parnell said that other oil and gas projects have been aided by incentives and the state's role in litigation, and he'd like to see another option move...
Voices of the Peninsula: Do the right thing for our salmon habitat

...the meantime, the state takes an average of 7 days to rubber stamp these fish habitat permits for big mining, oil and gas projects. In a later decision, the Parnell Administration refused to halt the long-term removal of salmon streams during...


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