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Voices of Alaska: Permitting process no longer serving public's interest

The public interest is no longer being served by Alaska's natural resources permitting...proposed under Administrative Order 266.Other ideas to protect the public interest in permitting decisions include (1) providing for coordinated project...
In-stream flow reservation for Chuitna's Middle Creek open to comment

...going to make a decision that hopefully reflects the public interest," Shavelson said. "We believe that the public interest tilts strongly towards sustainable salmon populations...
Voices of Alaska: A 'fix' in search of a flaw

...window. All you have is one other political method of selection of your judges." Third, the suggestion that the public interest was undermined when the Chief Justice voted in agreement with lawyer members instead of public members in the five...

...has said there's not enough evidence to specifically restrict the use of the syrup. The Center for Science in the Public Interest, which advocates for food safety, has also said that there's no evidence that the sweetener is any worse nutritionally...
Assembly District 2 candidates weigh in on issues

...curricula points removed.This consequently leads them to undermine (not necessarily maliciously) what is in the public interest of producing well informed, work-ready citizens. This unfortunately is at cross purposes for our shared desire...
Voices of Alaska: Unity ticket represents Alaska's interests

...election in 2010, Governor Parnell showed his true colors, introducing legislation and taking actions against the public interest that surpassed anything that came before. Governor Parnell put forward the failed House Bill 77 that would have...

...candy, nuts and other snack foods in recent years.Consumer advocate Jim O'Hara of the Center for Science in the Public Interest praised the FDA's warning, but said the agency needs to go further to keep powdered caffeine off the market...

...requiring students to take a fruit or vegetable.Margo Wootan, a nutrition lobbyist for the Center for Science in the Public Interest who has pushed for healthier meals, says relaxing those standards could gut the program. "You can't call a...
Reworked HB77 up for debate in Alaska Legislature

...Lisa Weissler, a consultant and attorney, said the basis of the bill is flawed. "It's not about helping the public interest and keeping the public involved," she said in an interview. "It's the opposite of that." Lisa Wade, council...
Opposition could lead to changes in HB 77

...I do recall how intentional it was to say a person could file for in-stream flow to protect fish, to protect the public interest," she said. "The Legislature felt before that was tilted toward industry."Seaton said when HB 77 came through...


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