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Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...Alaskan communities. For those who think Begich hasn't done enough for resource development, he pushed the Environmental Protection Agency to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to permit Kensington Mine. As for the Greens Creek Mine, Begich...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-29/empire-editorial-begich-did-more-enou
Opinion
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...McConnell has said the so-called riders would deal with the health care law, financial services and the Environmental Protection Agency.AGRICULTURE: If he wins re-election, Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts would be in line to run the committee...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/republican-senate-means-changing-chairm
State
Sitka tribe to develop shellfish testing lab

...establishment of the monitoring program, the training and the lab equipment are being funded by $360,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency's Indian General Assistance Program, Feldpausch said.Forming the partnership is a major accomplishment...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-17/sitka-tribe-develop-shellfish-testing-l
State
Commission: Alaska needs power improvements

...an adequate power supply but an insufficient transmission system, which together could be strained by new Environmental Protection Agency requirements, according to Regulatory Commission of Alaska members.RCA Chair Bob Pickett told a legislative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/commission-alaska-needs-power-improveme
State
EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take more time to review comments on a proposal that would restrict large-scale mining near the headwaters of a world-premier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/epa-extends-decision-making-mining-prop
State
Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate

...through the permitting process. He and others, including Murkowski and state officials, worry the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will veto the project before it has gone to permitting.Begich - to applause - called the project the wrong...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-02/sullivan-grilled-during-fisheries-debat
State
EPA extends decision-making on mining proposal

JUNEAU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will take more time to review comments on a proposal that would restrict large-scale mining near the headwaters of a world-premier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/epa-extends-decision-making-mining-prop
State
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...status of the Bridge Park is that it is in the early permit stage. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency approval is being sought. The city has already appropriated sales tax revenue to pay for the fill and reflecting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-12/my-turn-site-future-whale-sculpture-l
Opinion
Refinery pays penalty for hazardous waste fires

...the facility last year.Flint Hills Resources Alaska will pay the penalty as part of a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency over groundwater cleanup activity on June 19, 2013.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Flint Hills...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/refinery-pays-penalty-hazardous-waste-f
State
In Petersburg, rainforest festival extends into space

...ecologist. Fish and Game, the Alaska Herpetological Society, the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Clausen Memorial Museum were some of the festival's many sponsors.The festival's varied...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/petersburg-rainforest-festival-extends-
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