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Federal judge rejects state stance on ANWR

...However, the coastal plain area was withheld from wilderness status by Congress and set aside for potential oil and gas exploration.Under the 1980 law Congress must approve oil and gas development in the coastal plain but gave the Interior Secretary...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/federal-judge-rejects-state-stance-anwr
State
My Turn: Why I vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits

...no longer afford these extremely generous incentives. Something has to change.In recent discussions with oil and gas exploration company representatives in Alaska prior to making my decision on the reduction, I was pleased to find them respectful...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-12/my-turn-why-i-vetoed-200-million-oil-
Opinion
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...middle class fueling the demand for automobiles and other energy centric consumer products. Challenges of oil and gas exploration in the ArcticThere is a premium cost to explore the reserves in the Arctic (due to remoteness, lack of infrastructure...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-04/my-turn
Opinion
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...barrel to break even.It must be noted that there are a number of challenges in aggressively pursuing oil and natural gas exploration. First, the ramifications of an environmental impact in the event of a major oil spill will have to be considered...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-03/my-turn-negotiating-rapids-arctic-ala
Opinion
Empire Editorial: On second thought, vote yes on 4

...allot Measure 4 will do nothing more than require large-scale mines to meet the standard that has applied to oil and gas exploration for 40 years ? avoiding irreparable harm to vital Bristol Bay fisheries.Bristol Bay, with its many rivers, lakes...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/editorial-second-thought-vote-yes-4
Opinion
Arctic policy commission submits report

...Legislature on Friday.The report's recommendations include development of an Arctic port, revenue sharing, oil and gas exploration, spill prevention resources, home access to water, sewer and sanitation services in rural communities, reduced...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-01/arctic-policy-commission-submits-report
State | AK legislature
State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...pleased we are now able to award these leases to the 2011 bidders and clarify the acreage that is available for oil and gas exploration in this highly prospective area."Our next step is to determine how the state's assertion will affect existing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-29/state-claims-20000-acres-edge-anwr
State
Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling

...off Alaska's coast from consideration for oil and gas exploration or drilling.The president said in a video announcement...the area and a public divide over allowing oil and gas exploration there."I think we all recognize that these are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-17/obama-withdraws-bristol-bay-offshore-dr
State
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...order, it is unclear exactly when Arctic OCS oil and gas exploration will resume. The agency is targeting March 2015 to...feet deep.Northern Economics concluded that oil and gas exploration and oil field support services were the only two large...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/bering-straits-native-corp-seeks-land-f
State
Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...affect "the livelihoods and energy security of many Alaskans." Knudson, in his written remarks, said oil and gas exploration and development within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is essential for providing natural gas and electricity to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-25/agency-mulls-managing-private-refuge-de
State

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