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Empire Editorial: A vote on trust

...oil industry had a single motto: 'Trust me.'Worried about damage caused to the environment by oil development in Cook Inlet and on the North Slope? 'Trust me' was the answer.Worried about the integrity of the trans-Alaska pipeline in the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-17/empire-editorial-vote-trust
Opinion
GOP candidates square off for last time

...and that Alaska should be leading it. Sullivan noted his own role as state resources commissioner in encouraging the Cook Inlet rebirth and negotiating the Point Thomas gas settlement, which helped get things moving on the Slope."Alaska can lead...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/gop-candidates-square-last-time
State
Letter: Bob Williams has earned our vote for Lt. Gov.

...engineering degree with honors from the University of Alaska Fairbanks while working his summers as a roustabout on the Cook Inlet offshore platforms. Since graduation, Bob has been teaching math. His competence and energetic enthusiasm are contagious...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-08-14/letter-bob-williams-has-earned-our-vo
Letters
Deadline near for Mat-Su's ferry to nowhere

...this kind of puts the fire under that effort," said assembly member Jim Sykes.The ferry has never seen the waters of Cook Inlet and sits docked in Ketchikan, which is costing the borough $29,000 a month.The federal agency said if the $12...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-14/deadline-near-mat-sus-ferry-nowhere
State
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...like Repsol, Caelus and Hilcorp. Hilcorp has already shown their mettle, by turning around the production decline in Cook Inlet, through additional investment. These companies bring capital and expertise to develop discoveries to produce new oil...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/sb21-adds-drops-not-gusher-first-months
Local | SB21
State to appeal setnet initiative ruling

...in 2013 seeking to ask voters whether to ban setnets in urban parts of the state, which would primarily impact Upper Cook Inlet setnetters.Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell rejected the initiative in January, based on a state Department of Law opinion...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-10/state-appeal-setnet-initiative-ruling
State
Alaska Editorial: Setnet initiative inappropriate for fish regs

...been a rough couple of years for Cook Inlet fishermen.The Kenai River guide...fish into the northern part of the Cook Inlet, where sport anglers have been railing...the overall harvest of fish in the Cook Inlet, have seen their allowable harvest...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-03/alaska-editorial-setnet-initiative-in
Opinion
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...standpoint it applies only on the North Slope, because Cook Inlet oil producers essentially pay no production tax.What...For most of its years as an oil producing state - in Cook Inlet since the 1960s and the North Slope since the 1970s...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/evolution-alaskas-oil-taxes
State
Ribbon seal shows up in Prince William Sound

...anywhere this time of year with any frequency or commonness."A ribbon seal in 2007 was spotted outside Anchorage in Cook Inlet.If the seal is healthy, Boveng said, it should find his way back to the Bering Sea for winter breeding.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/ribbon-seal-shows-prince-william-sound
State
Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...planning and response efforts in Cook Inlet has since expanded to most of the...ShoreZone's Alaska debut was as a Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council...first came to Alaska for the same.Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-21/uses-spill-planning-tool-expanding
State

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