Fairbanks Senate ad invokes Koch brothers

...Democratic 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...
Flint Hills objects to state's stance on refinery cleanup

...sell the plant, according to the owner.Flint Hills Resources last month announced it...natural gas.Parnell in a letter Monday to Flint Hills Resources said the state will hold...will not hold a refinery buyer liable.Flint Hills CEO Brad Razook replied to Parnell...
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Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

...contributed to the refinery's closure.Flint Hills Resources Alaska cannot pursue damages...of limitations had expired by the time Flint Hills had filed its lawsuit. He made the...industrial chemical sulfolane at the site before Flint Hills purchased the refinery in 2004...
Gas production ends at North Pole Refinery

...has ended at the North Pole Refinery.Flint Hills Resources spokesman Jeff Cook said...Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.Flint Hills announced in February that it would...10 million for investment in plants.Flint Hills has "nothing firm" to report on...
Flint Hills: North Pole Refinery will close

ANCHORAGE - Flint Hills Resources announced Tuesday that...81 jobs.Mike Brose, vice president of Flint Hills Resources Alaska LLC, said the refinery...competitive refining market. In April 2012, Flint Hills shut down the second of three North...
Parnell: Flint Hills liable for spill

...Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell.In a letter to Flint Hills Resources president Brad of responsibility in return for Flint Hills' offer to pay for 10 percent affected by sulfolane contamination.Flint Hills last month announced plans to close...
State | AK legislature
Interest in Alaska gold - from novices to companies - rises amid high commodity prices

...investment. Even recreational enthusiasts can spend hours in back-breaking labor with nothing to show for it but some golden flints.For some, though, that's all it takes to keep them trying their luck."It's the thrill of finding that gold," said...
State sues over North Pole refinery contamination

...lawsuit filed Thursday claims current owner Flint Hills Resources and former owner Williams...a new operator," the statement said.Flint Hills last month announced plans to shut...costs connected to contaminated soil.Flint Hills has paid $25 million of its own...
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Parnell seeks tax credits for state refineries

...The goal is making the cost of fuel for Alaskans as inexpensive as possible, he said.The proposal comes on the heels of Flint Hills Resources announcing in February it plans to shutter its North Pole refinery, with 80 employees losing their jobs. Alaska's...
State | AK legislature
Begich says he doesn't support a carbon tax, takes aim at Koch brothers

...they had no problem "firing" Alaskans and "leaving dirty 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...
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