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Kenai postpones land purchase for South Beach Access Road

...dipnetting traffic creates noise, litter, and vandalism on their land. The four properties Kenai intends to use for road building lie south of a city-owned wetland, through which the South Beach Access Road was originally routed in February 2015...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-10/kenai-postpones-land-purchase-for-so
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Kenai postpones land purchase for South Beach Access Road

...dipnetting traffic creates noise, litter, and vandalism on their land. The four properties Kenai intends to use for road building lie south of a city-owned wetland, through which the South Beach Access Road was originally routed in February 2015...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-05/kenai-postpones-land-purchase-for-so
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Kenai purchases land for South Beach access road

...be spent. The Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development - the agency that had given the road-building grant - provided a solution when they gave Kenai their approval to use grant funds for the land purchase. As a condition...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-09-17/kenai-purchases-land-for-south-beach
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Senate Finance advances budget bill

...archives and museum in Juneau and an engineering building at the University of Alaska Anchorage - and maintain roads, building or other state assets by addressing issues of deferred maintenance. He also has sought to hold down the level of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-09/senate-finance-advances-budget-bill
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What others say: No Roadless Rule in the Tongass

...agreed this week that the Tongass National Forest is exempt from the Clinton-era Roadless Rule.The ruling allows road building in roadless areas and timber harvest.But, and it's a major "but," that is the situation as long as the decision...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-02/what-others-say-no-roadless-rule-
Opinion
An Outdoor View: The first king

...and after many of the spawning streams in the Skagit's drainage had been impacted by years of clear-cutting and road-building, a few kings were being caught, or so I'm told.I fished the Skagit as a kid, but never saw anyone catch a king...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-13/an-outdoor-view-the-first-king
Outdoors
Road building and mining two different things

In response to public concern about the impact to salmon of a possible Chuitna coal mine, Tyonek Native Corporation engineer John McClellan claimed that it was quite common to mine through a salmon stream and that salmon habitat restoration was commonly successful. As an example, he cited a restoration project at Tern Lake, near the 'Y' on the Sterling Highway. He said when the Highway Department rebuilt the road, they mined through a salmon stream and restored it on the south side of the road.

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/020411/let_780882031.shtml
Opinion
Alaska Natives battling for subsistence join in logging wars

...dispute sparked by a year-old Clinton-era initiative to protect 58.5 million acres of wild forest from logging, road building and mining. By failing to defend the so-called ''roadless'' policy in court and by issuing a series of modifications...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/012502/bus_012502bus0050001.shtml
Business
Good planning makes belt-tightening a little easier

...While we all pay our local property and sales taxes, many of the things that local government does best - paving roads, building infrastructure, plowing the snow and keeping up a basic quality of life - is supplemented by the state and federal...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-04-27/good-planning-makes-belt-tighteni
Opinion
Scientists ask for salmon protection in Tongass

...from activities like logging, mine development and road-building. There is currently no such bill pending in Congress...the letter states. "Timber and mining development, road building, more than 40 proposed and existing energy projects...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-06-10/scientists-ask-for-salmon-protection
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