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Thornton challenges Olson for District 30 the oil and gas industry or who have family who work in the industry, he said the majority of the district is pro-development. "Pretty much the whole time I've been in Alaska, one way or another, I've been on the peripheral of the...
District O candidates square off the Senate Resource Committee. Treider asked Micciche about earlier comments he made about how could satisfy pro-development interests, as well as fishing and environmental groups with compromises made on HB 77. Micciche said he has been...
Opposition could lead to changes in HB 77

...session, he said he got more emails on HB 77 than any other issue. In the central Kenai Peninsula, considered more pro-development than Homer, no one from industry could be found to speak for it at hearings there.While the Alaska House of Representatives...
Nikiski monofill permit issuance imminent

...3 Assemblyman Ray Tauriainen represents Nikiski on the Kenai Borough Assembly. Generally, Tauriainen says he is pro-development, as long as the environmental concerns are met. "I'm not sure how (AIMM) met all the claims about possible...
EPA to issue Pebble report this year Bristol Bay's communities and stakeholders."The EPA process has been criticized by Pebble LP, the state, pro-development groups and others, who see the agency's actions as premature and an overreach that could lead to it vetoing mining...
Poll: Most voters support ban on mining Bristol Bay

...altogether. "I think it's because the different mining and development groups have done a good job of packaging 'pro-development' as a specific theme," Hays said. "(That theme means) you can't oppose even one job because it means opposing...
Coastal management measure debated

...If you don't understand it, vote no. Don't take the risk on our future." Weissler said the program is pro-development because the process established through regulations would resolve potential conflicts before they occur allowing...
Coastal program worked for Alaska

...the Great Lakes states, and Hawaii and we have an overwhelming consensus that coastal management is an effective pro-development tool for state and local control. In the entire Nation, only Alaska has missed the boat. We can correct that mistake...
Supporters try again with conservation and reinvestment bill

...political bedfellows for Young. Environmental groups and their champions in Congress, who usually oppose Young's pro-development approach, are with him on this one. At the same time, some congressmen from Western states, who usually join...
Hope resides in multiple energy sources

...Legislature. Begich said that political troubles overseas, especially in the Middle East, can help encourage a pro-development climate within Congress. Lawmakers have been home for spring break and likely getting an earful from constituents...


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