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Committee approves $120M dock upgrade

The final contract for a nearly $120 million cruise ship berth upgrade passed 5-3 out of the City and Borough of Juneau Assembly Finance Committee Wednesday night, but only after a bout of frustrated debate.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-14/committee-approves-120m-dock-upgrade
Local
Alaskans must stand firm to protect salmon habitat

Alaska stands at an important threshold, and the decisions we make in the coming months will determine the fate of wild Alaska salmon for generations to come.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-03-05/alaskans-must-stand-firm-protect-salm
Opinion
Parnell should make Taku River a priority

Thanks for the Juneau Empire article last week discussing the Taku River and its contribution to Juneau's sport fishing. Taku River salmon account for about 90 percent of our spring king catch, 25 percent of sport-caught kings during the rest of the season and one third of the local coho harvest. The Taku is the most productive river in Southeast. Its wild salmon support hundreds of jobs and provide millions of dollars in revenue to Southeast Alaska.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083109/let_488105180.shtml
Politicians mull study on mine permitting

JUNEAU - Lawmakers on Friday seemed poised to seek an independent study of Alaska's permitting standards and environmental safeguards to help address concerns about a potentially world-class copper and gold prospect at the headwaters of Bristol Bay.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032110/sta_593516335.shtml
News
Alaska plans to aggressively market lease sale

...Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.Congress would have to allow drilling in areas such as the refuge, but Alaska's Department of Natural Resources said developers drilling on nearby state leases could draw untapped oil from beneath the federal lands...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-06-30/alaska-plans-aggressively-market-lease-
State
Alaska to push back oil and gas lease sale

...National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.While Congress would have to allow drilling in areas like the refuge, Alaska's Department of Natural Resources has said drilling on nearby state leases could allow developers to draw untapped oil from beneath the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-09-09/alaska-push-back-oil-and-gas-lease-sale
State
Alaskans must stand firm to protect salmon habitat

Alaska stands at an important threshold, and the decisions we make in the coming months will determine the fate of wild Alaska salmon for generations to come.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-03-01/alaskans-must-stand-firm-protect-salm
Opinion
Juneau commemorates National Tree Trust record

Only dedicated Alaskans would plant a tree in the northern rainforest in the middle of November, but Juneau Mayor Sally Smith and John See of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources did just that. "We're taking part in a coast to coast commemoration of The National Tree Trust's astounding milestone - 10 million trees planted across the United States since 1990," said See, urban and community forestry coordinator for Alaska's Department of Natural Resources.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112202/nei_trees.shtml
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