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Drilling boom increases harmful spills

...whistleblowers about spills are often property owners, who must allow drilling access to their land if they don't own the mineral rights."Most ranchers are very attached to the land," said Jeff Henry, president of the Osage County Cattlemen's...
Nation and World
Alaska Editorial: Reserve transfer would hurt state's future fiscal options state government is to draw from general fund revenue - money that comes in each year from leases of oil and mineral rights, oil production revenues, license fees and so forth. But when those revenues are insufficient to cover the cost...
Treadwell: Let Alaskans decide

...wholesale land transfers from the federal government to the states and also of Sen. Jim Inhofe's bill that would grant mineral rights to states. Q: Is it time to give up on Pebble?A: No. The state of Alaska has a piece of land which we opened...
State | Local
Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...said the federal government does not own subsurface mineral rights in many of the refuges and that those who own the...said the agency's current regulations for private mineral rights are so full of qualifiers and discretion that they're...
My Turn: No more

...Compact is a directive to the state to develop its resources. The Compact prohibits Alaska from selling its subsurface mineral rights - development rights can be leased, but ownership must stay with the state. The message from Washington, D.C...
Alaska's mines keep plugging

...Kuskokwim Corp., a consortium of Native village corporations in the mid-Kuskokwim region, and the subsurface mineral rights are held by Calista Corp., the Native regional corporation for the Yukon-Kuskokwim region.The Y-K region is...
My Turn: Parnell, Sullivan vilified for protecting Alaska's sovereignty

...with every other state. Alaska was given 104 million acres of land, the right to manage its fish and wildlife, mineral rights, title to about 60 million acres of submerged lands and the right to manage the water column over those submerged...
Empire Editorial: Arctic issues are Alaska's issues

...should have a lead role in those talks since it's our mineral rights that could be at stake.Russia considers the Lomonosov...shelves as well, and as such they should be granted mineral rights.As for the United State's involvement, it believes...
Proposal would require legislative mine approval

...bill could be challenged as violating the prohibition against local and special legislation.He also said that if mineral rights were acquired and the state then takes those or imposes such strict permitting requirements that a developer is denied...
BLM transfers mineral rights acreage to Koniag

...Native regional corporation has received title to mineral rights on 146,693 acres on the Alaska Peninsula. Koniag...Bureau of Land Management had approved the transfer of mineral rights promised almost 40 years ago in the Alaska Native...
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