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North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...value of the refinery to decrease because its owner, Flint Hills Resources Alaska, quit refining crude oil in June...to reconstruct the facility, minus depreciation. The Flint Hills assessment dropped steeply because of a type of depreciation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/north-pole-refinery-tax-assessment-cut-
State
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

...idle oil refinery at North Pole is valuing the land and buildings at less than half of what they were worth last year.Flint Hills Resources Alaska stopped refining crude oil at the plant in June.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the lower...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/north-pole-refinery-tax-assessment-cut-
State
Letter: Medicaid is about Alaskans helping Alaskans

...to try to stop the expansion. And guess what, it has funding from the Koch brothers (yes, the ones who closed the Flint Hills oil refinery in North Pole). The refinery, as reported by the Alaska Dispatch News, had "...solvent sulfolane...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-10/letter-medicaid-about-alaskans-helpin
Letters
Outside influences are trying to affect Medicaid expansion

...to try to stop the expansion. And guess what, it has funding from the Koch brothers. Yes, the ones who closed the Flint Hills oil refinery in North Pole. Yes, the refinery the Alaska Dispatch News reported where "...the solvent sulfolane...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-05/outside-influences-are-trying-affect-
Letters
North Pole sues over refinery contamination

...Wednesday blames current refinery owner Flint Hills Alaska Resources and previous owner...is found," the lawsuit said.Flint Hills spokesman Jeff Cook said the company...Pole Mayor Bryce Ward said. "Flint Hills at this point has been willing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-30/north-pole-sues-over-refinery-contamina
State
Gas prices are dropping with oil prices - sort of

...take it across long distances (down south), it's cheaper."The state lost its largest refinery - North Pole's Flint Hills - earlier this year, leaving Tesoro's refinery in Nikiski as the state's sole large-scale operation. The Nikiski...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-05/gas-prices-are-dropping-oil-prices-sort
Local
My Turn: Koch Brothers have a history of hurting Alaska

...have a record of hurting Alaska. They shuttered the Flint Hills refinery, eliminating 80 Alaska jobs. That refinery...refused to say anything about the Koch's role in closing Flint Hills and was unable to answer a reporter's question about...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-13/my-turn-koch-brothers-have-history-hu
Opinion
Frontier to end seasonal flights to Fairbanks

...International Airport says the airline cited the closure of the Flint Hills Resources refinery in North Pole and higher fuel costs as a major factor in the decision. Flint Hills ended production in May.Angie Spear says the carrier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/frontier-end-seasonal-flights-fairbanks
State
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...in late summer or early fall. Contracts for summer projects were awarded last winter or early spring, well before Flint Hills Resources Alaska announced it would close the North Pole refinery June 1.Frank Ganley, a construction engineer for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/refinery-closure-leads-higher-asphalt-e
State
Refinery pays penalty for hazardous waste fires

...waste at the facility last year.Flint Hills Resources Alaska will pay the penalty...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Flint Hills had processed groundwater to remove...old refinery spill.The EPA says Flint Hills disposed of used filters in an...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/refinery-pays-penalty-hazardous-waste-f
State

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