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Federal judge rejects state stance on ANWR

...status by Congress and set aside for potential oil and gas exploration.Under the 1980 law Congress must approve oil and gas development in the coastal plain but gave the Interior Secretary limited authority to conduct exploration to assess the resource...
Alaska Editorial: State needs a beter process for oil and gas development resource-rich and dependent as Alaska ought to have a more consistent and thorough policy on responsible oil and gas development - one that includes all of the affected stakeholders and provides clear guidance on the roles of individual communities...
Begich, Parnell exchange words over reserve

JUNEAU - A federal proposal that would block oil and gas development in about half the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska...legislation that would allow for reasonable, responsible oil and gas development in most areas of the reserve. He said he looks...
Lawmakers await pipeline open seasons

...could lead to a shift in the state's approach to oil and gas development. Senate President Gary Stevens told reporters...looking out - could lead to a policy shift for oil and gas development in Alaska. But in a state that relies heavily...
Murkowski proposes offshore revenue sharing

...Lisa Murkowski has introduced legislation to give Alaska a share of revenues generated from certain offshore oil and gas development.Alaska receives a share of revenue from oil and gas leasing and production three to six miles from state shores...
Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...otherwise given recent federal actions.She cited as examples President Barack Obama's recommendation to make oil and gas development off limits in the potentially oil-rich coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by seeking a wilderness...
State | AK legislature
Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

...of overhunting.To protect them, environmental groups have campaigned against industrial activities such as oil and gas development off Sakhalin.Federal and international whale experts have considered the two subpopulations of gray whales to...
Gov. Walker says he'll dismiss Point Thomson lawsuit after introducing legislation Friday that would strengthen state laws related to future settlements over oil and gas development.Walker left without taking questions.Rep. Mike Hawker, R-Anchorage, noted that a judge had reached different...
State | AK legislature
State senators riled by federal actions We're working on something," he said.The legislature has been on the record in the past, endorsing oil and gas development from the coastal plain. A resolution opposing wilderness designation of the coastal plain was introduced in the...
State | AK legislature
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...consultants this week suggested that it may be wise for lawmakers to examine their approach to creating incentives for oil and gas development from Cook Inlet.The issue of oil and gas tax credits received renewed attention earlier this month, when Gov...
State | AK legislature


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