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Gold miners outraged at critical letter

...state Department of Natural Resources from city manager Josie Bahnke. In the letter, Bahnke wrote to DNR Commissioner Joe Balash that there has been some economic benefit from offshore mining, but those benefits are outweighed by negative social...
Alaska, Japanese agencies sign agreement

...strengthening ties with Japan.The "memorandum of cooperation" was signed by Alaska's Natural Resources commissioner, Joe Balash, and a representative of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.Balash said the agency sets Japan's...
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...calling for, or take another approach to address Alaskans' concerns.Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Cora Campbell, and Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner...
Balash heads to Japan with BP to market LNG

...the Alaska LNG Project have formally started, passing another major milestone.State Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash accompanied BP officials to Asia on the first formal sales trip for the giant project. "These were BP's meetings...
Alaska, TransCanada starting new partnership

...include preliminary engineering and design and getting a more specific estimate of costs. Natural Resources Commissioners Joe Balash said discussions surrounding these issues have been going on for months and he saw no reason for the agreement and associated...
My Turn: Alaskans are and will be better off under SB21

...associated jobs and production that will come with it, Alaskans are and will be better off in the decades to come.? Joe Balash is the commissioner of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources.
Legislature confirms 4 state commissioners

...Administration.The only commissioner over which there was debate during a joint session of the Legislature Thursday was Joe Balash with the Department of Natural Resources.The vote on Balash's confirmation was 57-2. Democratic Reps. Scott Kawasaki...
State | AK legislature
Bob Swenson appointed DNR Deputy Commissioner

...Geophysical Surveys for nearly a decade, will serve as its deputy commissioner.He is replacing the vacancy left when Joe Balash was appointed commissioner on Nov. 13."Bob's significant leadership experience and his breadth of knowledge of...
State | Local
Gov. Parnell seeks to advance Alaska gas project

...project in Alaska.Specifics on how that might happen, though, have yet to be decided, Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said Wednesday.The law, known as the Alaska Gasline Inducement Act, was aimed at encouraging construction of a pipeline...
Official: Alaska eyeing equity stake in pipeline

...way to protect its interests and help make the long-hoped-for project a reality.Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said Gov. Sean Parnell's administration views a potential equity stake of 20 percent to 30 percent favorably. But...


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