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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
State, refinery reach agreement on cleanup

...the state.The agreement between Flint Hills Resources, the state Department...Kristin Ryan of the DEC said Flint Hills already has been complying with...into a legally binding contract.Flint Hills, a division of Koch Industries...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/state-refinery-reach-agreement-cleanup
State
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
Railroad reports revenue growth

...from passengers rose nearly 11 percent.The boost in revenue comes at a time of significant decline in transporting Flint Hills Resources petroleum products. There also has been a slight decrease in coal shipments.Usibelli Coal Mine spokesman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-09/railroad-reports-revenue-growth
State
Alaska Railroad reports revenue growth

...from passengers rose nearly 11 percent.The boost in revenue comes at a time of significant decline in transporting Flint Hills Resources petroleum products. There also has been a slight decrease in coal shipments.Usibelli Coal Mine spokesman...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/alaska-railroad-reports-revenue-growth
State
Fairbanks Senate ad invokes Koch brothers

...incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Begich describe as populist outrage following the closing of a North Pole refinery owned by Flint Hills Resources, a Koch-controlled company."These billionaire Koch brothers are killing Alaskan jobs, shuttin' down...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/fairbanks-senate-ad-invokes-koch-brothe
State
My Turn: Sullivan shouldn't ask for votes without offering answers

...Alaskans out of poverty.But this silence isn't new.When the billionaire Koch brothers announced they were closing the Flint Hills refinery and laying off nearly 100 workers in Fairbanks, Sullivan stayed silent for months.When asked why as Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-17/my-turn-sullivan-shouldnt-ask-or-vote
Opinion
Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

...contributed to the refinery's closure.Flint Hills Resources Alaska cannot pursue...limitations had expired by the time Flint Hills had filed its lawsuit. He made...chemical sulfolane at the site before Flint Hills purchased the refinery in 2004...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/refinery-owner-loses-water-cleanup-lega
State

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