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Feds approve hydro project at Glacier Bay

...of designated wilderness along Falls Creek, the proposed site of the project. Regional Sierra Club representative Jack Hession criticized the timing of FERC's decision to grant the company a 50-year license on Wednesday. "Everybody was kept...

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Young, Murkowski introduce drilling bills

...of whom have consistently supported ANWR drilling. ``(The bills) are strictly for local consumption,'' said Jack Hession, who heads the Sierra Club's office in Alaska. ``It doesn't really mean much.''

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Alaska Native veterans seek 160-acre allotments

...applications from Native veterans who served at any time during the Vietnam conflict, which lasted from 1964 to 1975. Jack Hession of the Sierra Club's Alaska office called the bill a massive giveaway. "There's hardly any restrictions at all...

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Power company says it needs wilderness site

...after the land exchange is consummated. "That was a goof on the part of Bruce Babbitt's Interior Department," said Jack Hession, of the Sierra Club's Alaska chapter, referring to the Clinton administration. "It's a way to raid national...

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State Briefs

...refuges that were established for all Americans. It also would be disruptive for the current employees, he said. Jack Hession of the Sierra Club said his group strongly opposes the bill, which he said would turn park management over to a private...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: To fish or not to fish 2/6/98

...national environmental groups say commercial fishermen did not move much. ``It was largely symbolic,'' said Jack Hession, Alaska representative of the Sierra Club in Anchorage. ``Therefore all bets are off.'' Stakeholders on...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020698/fishing.html
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Pipeline changed Alaska's economy, culture forever 7/21/97

...pipeline 20 years ago Sunday. But the worries still flow, too. ``I think our worst fears were realized,'' said Jack Hession, the Sierra Club's Alaska representative since 1971. ``Our point was it would expose the entire southern Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072197/pipeline.html
Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: He's still unique after 25 years 4/5/98

...on exporting oil from Alaska's North Slope and the law to limit the use of driftnets by foreign fishing fleets. Jack Hession, Alaska representative for the Sierra Club since 1970, has sparred with Young since his days in the Alaska Legislature...

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Juneau Empire Online Archive Local News: Hearings planned on Glacier Bay fishing 4/14/98

...interests of the next generation,'' he said. The lifetime proposal was also not to the Sierra Club's liking, said Jack Hession of the organization's Alaska chapter. ``The phase-out period proposed by fishermen and even by the (Clinton...

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