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North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

FAIRBANKS - The North Pole Refinery has been assessed at less than half of its 2014 value and the result will likely be a larger-than-expected tax hit for the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/north-pole-refinery-tax-assessment-cut-
State
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

FAIRBANKS - A proposed property assessment for the idle oil refinery at North Pole is valuing the land and buildings at less than half of what they were worth last year.Flint Hills Resources Alaska stopped refining crude oil at the plant in June.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the lower assessment will mean sharply reduced tax revenue for North Pole.In the past, taxes on the property accounted for about 40 percent of the city's tax revenue.The refinery in 2014 was assessed at nearly $108 million.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/north-pole-refinery-tax-assessment-cut-
State
Letter: Medicaid is about Alaskans helping Alaskans

...the Alaska Dispatch News, had "...solvent sulfolane in the groundwater that has traveled three miles from the North Pole refinery" and cost the state $2.9 million on oversight work. The state then had to go after the polluters to get our...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-10/letter-medicaid-about-alaskans-helpin
Letters
Outside influences are trying to affect Medicaid expansion

...Dispatch News reported where "...the solvent sulfolane in the groundwater that has traveled three miles from the North Pole refinery" and cost the state of Alaska $2.9 million in oversight work. The state then had to go after the polluters...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-05/outside-influences-are-trying-affect-
Letters
Refinery closure leads to higher asphalt expense

...cost of asphalt, a consequence predicted when the North Pole refinery stopped producing asphalt oil June 1.Asphalt oil...Hills Resources Alaska announced it would close the North Pole refinery June 1.Frank Ganley, a construction engineer for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/refinery-closure-leads-higher-asphalt-e
State
Refinery pays penalty for hazardous waste fires

FAIRBANKS - Owners of the North Pole Refinery will pay $80,000 to resolve accusations that they mishandled hazardous waste at the facility last year.Flint Hills Resources...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/refinery-pays-penalty-hazardous-waste-f
State
Fairbanks Senate ad invokes Koch brothers

...describe as populist outrage following the closing of a North Pole refinery owned by Flint Hills Resources, a Koch-controlled...Cook said that many of the employees affected by the North Pole refinery closure had been offered jobs at other locations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-27/fairbanks-senate-ad-invokes-koch-brothe
State
State, refinery reach agreement on cleanup

FAIRBANKS - A cleanup plan for a chemical spill on ground beneath the shuttered North Pole refinery has been approved by the refinery owner and the state.The agreement between Flint Hills Resources, the state Department of Environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/state-refinery-reach-agreement-cleanup
State
Refinery owner loses water cleanup legal challenge

FAIRBANKS - A North Pole refinery owner has lost its latest challenge in a long-running attempt...Alaska cannot pursue damages against the former owner of its North Pole refinery, Williams Alaska Petroleum, a Superior Court judge has ruled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/refinery-owner-loses-water-cleanup-lega
State
Capital budget one of last big pieces pending

...Petroleum, according to the budget language. The state recently sued Flint Hills Resources, the current owner of a North Pole refinery, and former owner Williams Alaska, over the contamination.The bill also provides $500,000 to the department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-23/capital-budget-one-last-big-pieces-pend
State

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