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Lawmakers urge more study of changes tribal recognition

...bar for the coveted status.U.S. Rep. Rob Bishop, a Utah Republican who recently became chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, sent a letter with four other lawmakers outlining their concerns to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/lawmakers-urge-more-study-changes-triba
State
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now

...there's a worse place to look for oil, I don't know what it is," says Niel Lawrence, Alaska director for the Natural Resources Defense Council. "There aren't any proven effective ways of cleaning up an oil spill in the Arctic."But global...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-27/oil-council-shale-wont-last-arctic-dril
State
Sullivan talks states' rights, AKLNG

...former Alaska attorney general and Department of Natural Resources commissioner, met with the Empire to share his perspectives...One of the things I took over (as Department of Natural Resources commissioner), one of the things I tried to study...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-25/sullivan-talks-states-rights-aklng
State | AK legislature
Alaska Editorial: YouTube the perfect venue for Murkowski video

...the next generation of U.S. leaders.The strength of Alaska's economy runs in tandem with development of its natural resources. Oil, gas, timber, minerals, fish - it's what Alaskans produce, harvest, mine or catch to make a living...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-25/alaska-editorial-youtube-perfect-venu
Opinion
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...the bill wouldn't change a thing for them, but the Department of Environmental Conservation, the Department of Natural Resources and the University of Alaska system reported they were also concerned about communications with the federal government...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/permanent-fund-corporation-not-immune-d
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Steps taken to prevent future Coast Guard wildlife violations

...part of Alaska residents of the importance of these natural resources. "Many of your neighbors derive their livelihoods...rules and regulations put in place to protect these natural resources taken more seriously. Additionally, as a law enforcement...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-19/my-turn-steps-taken-prevent-future-co
Opinion
Sealaska talks sustainability, shared success at conference

...to "create new opportunities" and "create industry and create jobs."With many projects in the region - from natural resources to small businesses - there is a feasibility gap, but "we can bring in partners to solve little bits and pieces...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-19/sealaska-talks-sustainability-shared-su
Local
Charting Southeast's economy through 2020

...two is a work day, with participants breaking into committees to tackle objectives in a variety of areas, from natural resources to tourism, transportation and more."As we move into a period of significant budget cuts, we are turning to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-16/charting-southeasts-economy-through-202
Local
My Turn: Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization moves forward

...implemented as intended by Congress. After more than two years of reviewing the MSA, I have been asked by the House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Rob Bishop (R-Utah) to once again put my fisheries experience to work by leading the charge...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-18/my-turn-magnuson-stevens-reauthorizat
Opinion
Sating Southeast's 'timber famine'

...held a bill that would give the Alaska Department of Natural Resources more latitude to fill the timber supply gap left...final court decision.For years, the Department of Natural Resources has been providing small timber sales to mills as...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sating-southeasts-timber-famine
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