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House passes bill on drilling permits, firing ranges

...filed by the environmental group Cook Inlet Keeper. The group decried the lack...Shavelson, executive director of Cook Inlet Keeper. In addition to undoing the...undercut a lawsuit filed by Cook Inlet Keeper, Alaska Community Action on...
State Briefs

...state agencies is considered authorized by the Legislature. That provision is intended to render moot a lawsuit Cook Inlet Keeper filed last year against Forest Oil's Redoubt Shoal oil production project. The Homer-based environmental organization's...
Governor signs bills limiting environmental, other lawsuits

...intended to stop a lawsuit that Cook Inlet Keeper filed last year over state decisions...Alaska operations. A lawyer for Cook Inlet Keeper said the bill unfairly denies...Rebecca Bernard, who represents Cook Inlet Keeper, said the bill may be unconstitutional...
New keeper program set to launch in state

...the 10th anniversary of the Cook Inlet Keeper program. Kennedy also is visiting...States," Kennedy said in a Cook Inlet Keeper news release. "That's why...Kennedy is slated to join Cook Inlet Keeper in Homer for the anniversary...
Environmentalists sue DEC over spill permits

...lawsuit was filed last week in Anchorage by the forum, Fairbanks-based Northern Alaska Environmental Center, Cook Inlet Keeper and the Sierra Club. The suit asks the court to rule DEC has acted illegally on several grounds, most of them relating...
Groups protest agencies' policy to speak with one voice

...with the governor's position and they will not tolerate any dissent," said Bob Shavelson, executive director of Cook Inlet Keeper, a Homer-based pollution watchdog group. Gov. Frank Murkowski has made regulatory reform, often called "streamlining...
Delegation holds BP operations hearing

...transit lines. "Clearly in retrospect . . . removing these solids is something we should have done," he said. Cook Inlet Keeper, a conservation advocacy group in Alaska, said BP and federal and Alaska state governments all shared the blame...
Cook Inlet oil and gas leases win federal agency's approval

...environmental regulations would increase the risks of drilling. Bob Shavelson, director of the Homer-based group Cook Inlet Keeper, dismissed the environmental concessions as window dressing. "The throwaway tracts were intentionally put in there...
Forests decimated by beetles slated for harvest

...area forester Jim Peterson said. The sales raise some environmental concerns, said Bob Shavelson, director of the Cook Inlet Keeper, a Homer-based organization that conducts water-quality research. Shavelson said heavy rains last month may...
My Turn: Alaska not ready to run wastewater permitting

...these important concerns. Lois Epstein is an Alaska-licensed engineer and an oil and gas industry specialist with Cook Inlet Keeper, a watershed protection organization with offices in Homer and Anchorage.


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