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My Turn: Koch Brothers have a history of hurting Alaska

...inaccurate and misleading information.The Koch Brothers have a record of hurting Alaska. They shuttered the Flint Hills refinery, eliminating 80 Alaska jobs. That refinery closure led to higher property taxes and has increased the cost of...
My Turn: Koch Brothers close Alaska refinery while buying false TV ads

...recently decided to shut down the Flint Hills refinery in North Pole, which is owned...have said a word about the Flint Hills refinery closure. The reason? Treadwell...Koch brothers' closure of the Flint Hills refinery tells where their loyalties lie...
Our local governments deserve more respect

...region. The bill did not pass, and Parnell stated that had it passed, he would have vetoed it. ? Closure of Flint Hills Refinery: Interior Alaskans are dismayed to learn that this major employer in North Pole is closing up shop resulting in...
My Turn: Sullivan shouldn't ask for votes without offering answers

...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...
Begich says he doesn't support a carbon tax, takes aim at Koch brothers

...water." Flint Hills Resources, which is owned by Koch Industries Inc., recently announced plans to close the Flint Hills refinery at North Pole, citing the costs from the cleanup of the industrial chemical sulfolane as a major reason.Begich...
State | AK legislature
Alaska Senate hearing looks at rising fuel costs use. About 12 percent of all oil produced in state goes to the state either as value or in-kind. The Flint Hills Refinery is the only buyer of royalty oil, which comes in slightly more expensive than regular crude oil.The argument...
Gov. Sheffield stumps for in-state bullet gas line

...natural gas supplies.The "$80,000-a-year jobs disappeared," Sheffield said. The Fairbanks-based Flint Hills refinery is running at reduced capacity. The facility used to send 130 rail cars a day with jet fuel, gasoline and Naptha...
Alaska Digest

...Hebert said. Interior wildfire prompts fast suppression efforts Firm vows to supply asphalt oil FAIRBANKS - Flint Hills' refinery in North Pole will meet this year's high demand for asphalt oil despite production plant emission problems...
Alaska Editorial: Maintaining flow: Alyeska works to ensure pipeline keeps moving

...heats the oil. In coming years, it will add equipment to add more warmth. It also picks up some heat from the Flint Hills refinery in North Pole. Today, oil arriving in Valdez is about 40 degrees.The solution might seem to be simply add more...
Moose hunting season opens in the Interior

...issues at "It was 1997, I think," he said. Asked what happened that year, the 67-year-old supervisor at Flint Hills Refinery in North Pole grinned and replied, "I just didn't run into one." Standing next to his airboat Friday at the...


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