Report: Firefighting costs eroding conservation

...The biggest hit has occurred with the maintenance of thousands of recreational sites and...Service, Vilsack said. Spending on maintenance has decreased by two-thirds."That's...multi-billion-dollar backlog of unfulfilled maintenance, which obviously over time is going...
State amplifies response to KSM mine

...Bell-Irving and Nass rivers from the proposed KSM Project; whether there will be adequate bonding for long-term care and maintenance activities; the possible reliance on unproven selenium treatment technologies; assumptions used to model or analyze potential...
Anchorage considers new strategy for multimillion-dollar port project

...The city has spent about $300 million in federal, state and municipal funds on the project so far as well as millions on maintenance for the existing port, said Cowles, the engineer. Two lawsuits initiated by Sullivan have been filed to recoup money spent...
Survey: Augustus Brown pool needs $5.5M in repairs can't afford it all - it might have to put off fixing other buildings or roads to keep the pool afloat, he said."Maintenance on buildings (has) been put off to help hold the budget in place for the short term," he said. "We can't keep putting...
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...Pawlowski said in an interview. BP has two more on the way, and has pledged to put more money into drilling rather than maintenance, he said.The two new ConocoPhillips rigs were enough to make a difference in FY 2014 production, Pawlowski said."The...
Local | SB21
My Turn: Maximum benefit to people or favored corporations?

...state, said, "Enough!," signing the petition that launched the repeal. Prudhoe's legacy fields are in harvest mode. Maintenance costs are climbing; end-of-life infrastructure, corrosion and the ever-present threat of spills and cleanups dog...
Kodiak unveils new fire engine engine, which led to problems when that engine needed maintenance or repairs.The ladder truck is unable to go certain places...Street," Mullican said. "Now an apparatus can go down for maintenance, and we still have total coverage with our second engine...
DOT plans to finish 'The Road' by 2020

...draft of which was presented to a full room Wednesday night at Centennial Hall.The plan outlines a 20-year schedule of maintenance on the region's existing transportation infrastructure, as well as new additions.Focusing on building the Road will...
Letter to the Editor: We're mad as hell and not going to take it

...of us billions of dollars. These dollars support state government: public safety, wildlife management, ferries, road maintenance, libraries, museums, Pioneers' Homes and other senior services, day care assistance, Permanent Fund dividends and so...
Weigh in on DOT's 20-year plan for Southeast

...transportation plans that make up the Alaska Long Range Transportation Plan.Some of the recommended actions in SATP include:? Maintenance and operation of existing transportation infrastructure and ferry routes.? Retirement of the three original mainline...


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