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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
My Turn: Koch Brothers close Alaska refinery while buying false TV ads

...worse! Koch Industries is the second largest private corporation in America, and not only are they closing their North Pole refinery and pink-slipping 80 employees with good paying jobs, but they are trying to escape their legal obligation to...
Parnell: Flint Hills liable for spill

FAIRBANKS - A new buyer of the North Pole refinery will be not be held responsible for groundwater contamination that leaked from the plant, but that won't be the case for the...
State | AK legislature
Flint Hills: North Pole Refinery will close

ANCHORAGE - Flint Hills Resources announced Tuesday that it will close its North Pole refinery, shuttering a major employer in the Fairbanks area and eliminating a local source of gasoline, jet fuel, heating fuel and other...
Flint Hills objects to state's stance on refinery cleanup

FAIRBANKS - Gov. Sean Parnell's position on the cleanup of soil contaminated at the North Pole Refinery will make it impossible to sell the plant, according to the owner.Flint Hills Resources last month announced it would close...
State | AK legislature


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