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Federal judge rejects state stance on ANWR

...However, the coastal plain area was withheld from wilderness 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-26/federal-judge-rejects-state-stance-anwr
State
My Turn: Why I vetoed $200 million in oil tax credits

...can no longer afford these extremely generous incentives. Something has to change.In recent discussions with oil and gas exploration company representatives in Alaska prior to making my decision on the reduction, I was pleased to find them respectful...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-12/my-turn-why-i-vetoed-200-million-oil-
Opinion
Murkowski presses EPA administrator on Pebble Mine, oil and gas exploration

...Jackson on a series of development projects in Alaska, including efforts concerning the proposed Pebble Mine and oil and gas exploration in the Beaufort Sea and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. Murkowski pressed Jackson in her opening statement...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031711/reg_800863018.shtml
Regional News
Arctic policy commission submits report

...Legislature on Friday.The report's recommendations include development of an Arctic port, revenue sharing, oil and gas exploration, spill prevention resources, home access to water, sewer and sanitation services in rural communities, reduced...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-01/arctic-policy-commission-submits-report
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...burgeoning middle class fueling the demand for automobiles and other energy centric consumer products. Challenges of oil and gas exploration in the ArcticThere is a premium cost to explore the reserves in the Arctic (due to remoteness, lack of infrastructure...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-04/my-turn
Opinion
Empire Editorial: On second thought, vote yes on 4

...allot Measure 4 will do nothing more than require large-scale mines to meet the standard that has applied to oil and gas exploration for 40 years ? avoiding irreparable harm to vital Bristol Bay fisheries.Bristol Bay, with its many rivers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/editorial-second-thought-vote-yes-4
Opinion
State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...pleased we are now able to award these leases to the 2011 bidders and clarify the acreage that is available for oil and gas exploration in this highly prospective area."Our next step is to determine how the state's assertion will affect existing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-29/state-claims-20000-acres-edge-anwr
State
Bering Straits Native Corp. seeks land for future Arctic port

...court order, it is unclear exactly when Arctic OCS oil and gas exploration will resume. The agency is targeting March 2015...40 feet deep.Northern Economics concluded that oil and gas exploration and oil field support services were the only two...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-30/bering-straits-native-corp-seeks-land-f
State
Agency mulls managing private refuge development

...could affect "the livelihoods and energy security of many Alaskans." Knudson, in his written remarks, said oil and gas exploration and development within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is essential for providing natural gas and electricity...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-25/agency-mulls-managing-private-refuge-de
State
Alaska Editorial: Kulluk report inspires no confidence for Arctic operations

...the only problem.All-ahead slow - with unblinking oversight - still makes sense in the long run for Arctic oil and gas exploration. But Shell and any other operators need to make clear that they have both learned and applied the hard-earned...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-08/alaska-editorial-kulluk-report-inspir
Opinion

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