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Three things to watch in the spending bill it passed last year.Persily said he believed the office has done a lot to help federal regulatory agencies, explain the liquefied natural gas project the state has been pursuing to the public and to explain why such...
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State amplifies response to KSM mine

...the state might further participate in permitting and monitoring. He'll also be meeting with Canada's federal regulatory agencies.He said the state will continue to engage early with Canada and BC on other mines in transboundary watersheds...
BP won't pursue Alaska project in current form

...The latest delay was first reported by the Alaska Journal of Commerce.Patience said BP has reached out to federal regulatory agencies within the U.S. Department of Interior. She said the outcome of those talks would determine how BP might...
Ferry system, part 2

...enforcing departments pitted against the one department charged with planning and building, the DOT. Add federal regulatory agencies and restrictions to the mix and the final recipe doesn't seem to render very good results. Oversight and...
Deadline nears for decision on walrus listing

...list. The three-member Marine Mammal commission oversees marine mammal conservation policies carried out by federal regulatory agencies. "Without question, the warming of the Arctic is destroying, modifying, and curtailing walrus habitat...
Attorney general says action needed against roadless rule

...manage and to responsibly develop its state's resources is under an unprecedented and coordinated assault by federal regulatory agencies and environmental organizations," he said.Burns says invalidating the Tongass exemption from the roadless...
Juneau debates; B.C. stays blase complaints, but we haven't had any this year," said Rod Nelson, spokesman for Transport Canada, a federal regulatory agency. But there are some differences between Juneau and Vancouver that explain some of the discrepancies. The biggest...
Environmental group will sue to protect walrus

...court-ordered deadline to decide by Jan. 31 whether to recommend walrus for listing. Listing was endorsed by the federal Marine Mammal Commission, which oversees marine mammal conservation policies carried out by federal regulatory agencies.
Efforts to stop Bart Lake leaks fail

...FERC right now believe this seepage endangers the structural stability of the dam," Willis said. Still, the federal regulatory agency is requiring AEL&P monitor the flow and the turbidity of the steam downstream of the dam to ensure nothing...
Safety's fallen asleep

...tire recall leads to a larger question: Just what kind of protection are American consumers getting from the federal regulatory agencies that are supposed to be looking out for their safety? The answers are not reassuring. The Federal Aviation...


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