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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...
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...

Investments in North Slope oil and gas projects will be the main driver behind statewide construction spending growth in the coming year, according to a report by the University...
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...
House passes bill on drilling permits, firing ranges

...added another layer of review to the permitting process and puts into doubt the validity of an unknown number of oil and gas projects currently operating within the Alaska Coastal Management Program. The bill would make no change to the way permitting...


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