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Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech conclude otherwise given recent federal actions.She cited as examples proposals to put off limits to oil and gas development the potentially oil-rich coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and millions of acres in Alaska's...
Gov. Walker says he'll dismiss Point Thomson lawsuit after introducing legislation Friday that would strengthen state laws related to future settlements over oil and gas development.Walker left without taking questions.Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, noted that a judge had reached different...
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Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...otherwise given recent federal actions.She cited as examples President Barack Obama's recommendation to make oil and gas development off limits in the potentially oil-rich coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by seeking a wilderness...
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Letter: The three E's of sustainability

...captured and processed if there are production facilities in the area. By putting those areas off limits to oil and gas developments, there won't be facilities there. This makes capturing escaping methane very difficult. This is why we support...
State senators riled by federal actions

...We're working on something," he said.The legislature has been on the record in the past, endorsing oil and gas development from the coastal plain. A resolution opposing wilderness designation of the coastal plain was introduced in the Alaska...
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Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...this week suggested that it may be wise for lawmakers to examine their approach to creating incentives for oil and gas development from Cook Inlet.The issue of oil and gas tax credits received renewed attention earlier this month, when Gov...
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Obama to seek wilderness designation for ANWR

...Kaktovik and is chairman of the group Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands, worries that oil and gas development would displace Native subsistence activities. He said he was pleased with Obama's action, even if it is symbolic...
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Begich dismisses claims, cites 'Libertarian streaks'

...pass, what would it be.Sullivan and Begich both mentioned opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas development, something state politicians have long pushed to see happen. Begich also mentioned tax reform. Fish cited eliminating...
Huna Totem president appointed by governor

...Corporation President and Juneau resident Larry Gaffaney was appointed by Gov. Sean Parnell to the Alaska Royalty Oil and Gas Development Advisory Board, the governor's office announced Wednesday.The board advises the Department of Natural Resources...
Walker inks LNG agreement with Japanese company will first focus on a smaller LNG project in Cook Inlet and later would like to work on the larger North Slope gas development.Officials say Japanese prefectures have been considering LNG to replace nuclear energy following the massive 2011...


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