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Gov. signs first tax increase in 10 years

...House by one vote. Walker signing the bill Friday means the division will not take a 40 percent cut, DEC Commissioner Larry Hartig said after the bill signing ceremony at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration facility in Auke Bay...
Legislature passes gas tax increase to fund spill cleanup

...R-Soldotna."We thought a penny a gallon was too much," he said while testifying in favor of the bill.DEC commissioner Larry Hartig previously said the state's spill response program would be facing a "$3 million to $7 million hole" in the next...
State | AK legislature
Juneau delegation pens capital creep letter

...holdovers from the administration of former Gov. Sean Parnell. Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Larry Hartig is the other. The rest of the governor's cabinet was replaced.Of the new appointees, only Department of Fish and...
Local | AK legislature
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...The division is facing a "$3 million to $7 million hole for fiscal year 2016" without some help, DEC Commissioner Larry Hartig said after the Wednesday floor vote."We'd have to be starting layoffs immediately," he said.This is not Munoz's...
State | AK legislature
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...Alaska Department of Fish and Game Commissioner Cora Campbell, and Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Larry Hartig wrote a letter to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, and DNR Large Project Coordinator Kyle Moselle added...
Walker asks for 200 employees' resignations

...the Department of Education and Early Development's Mike Hanley; the Department of Environmental Conservation's Larry Hartig; the Department of Public Safety's Gary Folger; and the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' Patrick...
Local | AK legislature
Former Don Young challenger is new admin commissioner

...Sheldon Fisher, Department of Administration? Mike Hanley, Department of Education and Early Development? Larry Hartig, Department of Environmental Conservation? Valerie Davidson, Department of Health and Social Services? Heidi...
Local | AK legislature
EPA asks Alaska to cut carbon emissions 26 percent

...analysis, according to U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski.Spokesman Ty Keltner said Department of Environmental Conservation Larry Hartig would take a few days to review the plan."It's really too soon to make any comments on this," Keltner said...
Parnell criticizes water investigators at mines

...Miners contend the visits by armed government representatives were intimidating and uncomfortable.DEC Commissioner Larry Hartig wasn't aware of the operation until just before it took place, Parnell said. The governor said he's concerned...
Concerns rise over new Coast Guard rules

...about whether state-required oil spill contingency plans for tankers would be pre-empted by federal authority, Larry Hartig, commissioner of the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation told the Coast Guard in a May letter.The Coast...


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