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Legislators looking for solutions to park closures

...supervision and state trooper backup, she said. Lawmakers grilled Department of Natural Resources Commis-sioner Pat Pourchot on whether the closures were really necessary. Pourchot said they were. Although $186,000 is a relatively small...
Oil companies say North Slope gas pipeline too pricey

...number. But it's a lot different from saying no way, no how, we're shutting our doors and going home,'' said Pat Pourchot, state commissioner of natural resources. Pourchot said that the producers' position underlined the need for incentives...
Perkins replaces Pourchot as Knowles legislative director

JUNEAU (AP) -- Deputy Labor Commissioner Dwight Perkins will replace Pat Pourchot as Gov. Tony Knowles legislative director. Perkins, who dealt with the Legislature often while he was with the Department of...
Disaster bill passes Legislature for second time

...passed the House 22-14 on Monday, but Gov. Tony Knowles has not decided whether or not to veto the measure, said Pat Pourchot, Knowles' legislative director. Although the bill no longer places strict limitations on disaster declarations...
New Anchorage-based commissioners worry Juneau officials

...inefficiencies. It's difficult to put a number on, or a dollar sign on.'' Knowles appointed his legislative director, Pat Pourchot, to succeed John Shively as commissioner of Natural Resources; Glenn Godfrey, head of the Alaska State Troopers...
State to transfer Hatcher Pass Land to borough

...transfer title, issued by the state Department of Natural Resources this week, can be appealed to DNR commissioner Pat Pourchot. If there is no appeal, title would transfer to the borough early next year. Under state ownership, any development...
That's one odd duck

...received) quite a few e-mails from people in Anchorage and people coming up, asking if the bird is still there." Pat Pourchot, a senior policy representative with the Audubon Society in Anchorage, acknowledged the fact that a Steller's eider...
State takes over extension of Anchorage coastal trail

...Thursday. An environmental analysis of potential routes that generally hug the coastline will begin next month, said Pat Pourchot, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources. Previously considered alignments that would have taken...
State hires engineer to answer intertie questions biased by opponents of the route, but the company was the best for the job, said Natural Resources Commissioner Pat Pourchot. ''I would have liked to be able to have the luxury of having a contractor that everybody agreed with,'' Pourchot...
Committee rejects Knowles' plan to shrink tax break

...until Saturday, and they went beyond what he had been discussing with Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Pat Pourchot earlier in the week. ''I thought we were on the same page,'' Kott said. ''Obviously, we aren't any more...


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