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State looks at opening more land for farming

...are backed enthusiastically by farmers, who say potential farmland is scarce. "It's incredibly critical," said John Devens, a Kenny Lake hay farmer who helped push for the project there. "Alaska has a lot of agricultural potential, but...

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4 try for U.S. House seat

...election, please visit the Juneau Empire Elections Guide . In 1990 and 1992 Young faced off against former Valdez Mayor John Devens. In both elections, Devens trailed Young at the polls by just 4 percentage points. Despite serious opponents including...

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Valdez Spill Anniversary

...Alaska Natives who live off the land. "You can still go and pick up a rock and find what looks like fresh oil," said John Devens, executive director of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council. Many of the lessons of 1989...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032206/sta_20060322019.shtml
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Poll: Alaskans split on BP merger

...Advisory Council commissioned the survey. ``Right now people feel they really don't understand the deal,'' said John Devens, executive director of the Prince William Sound RCAC. Devens said the lack of informed opinion surprised him...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082799/Loc_merger.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Advisory Council commissioned the survey. ``Right now people feel they really don't understand the deal,'' said John Devens, executive director of the Prince William Sound RCAC. Devens said the lack of informed opinion surprised him...

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Alaska Digest

...did well through oil taxes and royalties, according to the report, which put the state's take at $2.8 billion. John Devens, the council's executive director, said the owners of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline have been talking of environmental...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060505/sta_20050605008.shtml
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Exxon to replace fleet in Alaska

...Exxon Valdez oil spill, which released 11 million gallons of crude into the sound. The group's executive director, John Devens, said he approves of Exxon's taking over the two BP tankers. "It seems to be an adequate interim solution and probably...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070805/sta_20050708028.shtml
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My Turn: Pipeline regulators need citizen oversight

...Regulators should learn from history, and repeat that success along the 800 miles of the trans-Alaska pipeline. John Devens is executive director of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council. He was mayor of Valdez at the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090102/opi_pipeline.shtml
Opinion
Looking to Alaska: State starts to matter, just a little, in presidential scene

...long-shot candidate Tom Tancredo. Gravel donors include a $250 check from former Gov. Bill Sheffield and $100 from John Devens, the former Valdez mayor and congressional candidate who directs the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121807/sta_20071218012.shtml
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In Gulf disaster, echoes, lessons of Exxon Valdez spill

...smoldering anger that many Alaskans still carry from the Exxon Valdez. "We didn't learn much in 21 years," said John Devens, the mayor of Valdez when the Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef on March 24, 1989. "BP seems to be making exactly...

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