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Walker interviews for cabinet positions

...assessor from 2001 to 2006.Mark D. Meyers was appointed to replace Joe Balash as the commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources. Balash has held the position since last year. Meyers has worked as the vice chancellor of research at the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/walker-interviews-cabinet-positions
Local
Federal agency criticizes handling of coal permits

...mining operation has changed owners twice since Wishbone Hill's two permits were granted in 1991. The state Department of Natural Resources granted an extension once between 1991 and 2010, when Usibelli began operations.Kirkham declined to discuss...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-17/federal-agency-criticizes-handling-coal
State
Chieftain plans Taku River barge

...Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Spill Prevention and Response, and the state's Department of Natural Resources would all need to have a say in the barging plan. The company plans to barge concentrate to a transfer barge...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-14/chieftain-plans-taku-river-barge
Outdoors
Alaska, B.C. say they cooperate quietly on transboundary mine issues

...the issue of mines in transboundary watersheds.Kyle Moselle, a large project coordinator for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, said the Large Mine Permitting Team, or LMPT, system used by the state to coordinate the permitting process...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-14/alaska-bc-say-they-cooperate-quietly-tr
State | Local
Ketchikan State Parks Advisory Board recruiting new members

...State Parks Citizen Advisory Board for the term beginning Jan. 1, according to a release last week from the Department of Natural Resources.The board advises the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation on matters affecting state parks in the Ketchikan...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/ketchikan-state-parks-advisory-board
Outdoors
My Turn: We can do better

...day one than Mark can ever achieve.Dan also served as Alaska's attorney general and commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources, settling the Pt. Thomson litigation and working tirelessly to successfully reinvigorate oil and gas production...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/my-turn-we-can-do-better
Opinion
Huna Totem president appointed by governor

...Oil and Gas Development Advisory Board, the governor's office announced Wednesday.The board advises the Department of Natural Resources on new royalty agreements with the state. It's work on Alaska's oil and gas royalty interests is intended...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-16/huna-totem-president-appointed-governor
Local
Southeast receives more than $150,000 in recreational trails funding

The Department of Natural Resources' Division of Parks and Recreation's Recreational Trails Program awarded more than $150,000 to trails in Southeast Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/southeast-receives-more-150000-recre
Outdoors
New geologic materials library opens in Anchorage

...warehouse store.It took the state two years and $24.5 million to purchase and renovate the facility.State Department of Natural Resources geologist Dave LaPain says the core collection is a valuable resource for oil and gas developers.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-30/new-geologic-materials-library-opens-an
State
State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...inconsistent and provide no identifiable boundary," the state said in a briefing paper.A letter sent by the Department of Natural Resources to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which has jurisdiction over the acreage if the Fish and Wildlife...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-29/state-claims-20000-acres-edge-anwr
State

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