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Tsunami from Alaska quake would swamp Calif.'s economy The Oakland Airport would be flooded. Coastal communities would face mass evacuations, the report said.Coastal planners held meetings this week around the state to digest the information and review their evacuation plans.Under the...
Coastal Management debate produces agreement

...industry and others should all play a role in developing the regulations.Chamber Moderator Murray Walsh, a former coastal planner himself, said he was surprised to see the packed Moose Lodge dining room for the presentation."To see this much...
Hood quits, endorses Ridgeway

...the best way to go." Hood came in third in three-way race last year against Assembly member Randy Wanamaker and coastal planner Clancy DeSmet. This year's race will pit Assembly incumbent and labor lobbyist Etheridge against Ridgeway, a member...
Beard's original Yakutat gold claims may not pan out

...perspective is we're going to let things take their natural course," he said. Bill Lucey, staff biologist and coastal planner for Yakutat, said he figured there was not enough materials in the area to justify Beard's original announced plans...
Legislature rejects keeping Coastal management alive

...the contrary. "Perhaps the governor was trying to kill the program from the beginning," said Celeste Novak, a coastal planner in Bristol Bay. One Republican seemed to agree. "I don't feel that this program was fully supported by the administration...
$34.5 billion gold discovery made in Yakutat

...not a miner. We're all waiting on more information." Bill Lucey, a member of the Yakutat Salmon Board and the coastal planner for the borough, also has not seen a plan. During a public meeting this summer, the company had even discussed...
Geoduck experiment expands

...met with some opposition from residents who did not want a commercial operation on a public beach, said Juneau city coastal planner Teri Camery. She said she has not received any complaints about the farm since it opened. At this time of year...
Local governments criticize state coastal management program

...permits; and they decide whether projects are consistent with state standards and local environmental policies. Coastal planners from the North Slope to Juneau told lawmakers Tuesday they'd like the program to return roughly to how it worked...


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