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Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

...strongly supported by elected officials in Alaska, where upward of 90 percent of state government is funded by the oil industry. They hope to see undersea and overland pipelines from offshore wells to move oil to the trans-Alaska pipeline...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-23/shell-gets-permits-limited-oil-drilling
State
My Turn: Warning: Smoking fossil fuels are hazardous to our grandchildren

...spending enormous sums of money in those campaigns to mislead the public This isn't really new. For 20 years the oil industry resisted removing lead from gasoline even though it was known to put the intellectual development of children at risk...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-25/my-turn-warning-smoking-fossil-fuels-
Opinion
My Turn: The Shell Game

...on government jobs fueled by petrodollars doesn't square with our lack of awareness here of the importance of the oil industry and its direct effect on our community. Gov. Bill Walker has been outwardly supportive of drilling, but all Alaskans...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-09/my-turn-shell-game
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move

...send a message of stability to the oil industry by keeping the credits intact...jobs, so giving immunity to the oil industry makes little sense when everyone...System.Slashing payouts to the oil industry is the necessary move if Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-05/empire-editorial-walkers-tax-credit-c
Opinion
My Turn: Reflections on Governor Walker's Conversations with Alaskans

...citizens to tax themselves, and spend some of our children's investment income, "What help can we expect from the oil industry?" The only response was from a British Petroleum representative who said "We dealt with that last year." I disagreed. Everything...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-15/my-turn-reflections-governor-walker
Neighbors
Seattle mayor, 'kayaktivists' take on oil

...port, loading spaces and workforce, and noted the Puget Sound has long been a major staging ground for the Alaska oil industry.Environmental activists say they relish the chance to make a public statement against fossil fuel dependence and global...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-08/seattle-mayor-kayaktivists-take-oil
State
Think again about Munoz

...against the governor and, when possible, feather their nests. After all, to meet with the highest officials in the oil industry the Anchorage leadership needs two elevators with glass walls, bathrooms where each stall is in a room and of course...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-06/think-again-about-mu%C3%B1oz
Letters
Former China security chief sentenced to life for corruption

...executive in the state-owned oil industry, party boss in the southwestern...former allies in government and the oil industry also were scrutinized.Zhou was...early part of his career in the oil industry, rising through the ranks over...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-12/former-china-security-chief-sentenced
Not For Web
Empire Editorial: Budget models have uncalculated risks

...of state finances to factor in department-level cuts, add taxes for residents and/or decrease tax breaks for the oil industry, among other options. The best solutions for balancing Alaska's budget may be implemented at a later date. Essentially...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-10/empire-editorial-budget-models-have-u
Opinion
Road used to haul oil supplies reopens after flooding

...closures and essentially halted oil industry deliveries by land. Food, fuel...Fairbanks and leads to Deadhorse, the oil-industry town serving Prudhoe Bay. It can...have spent decades in Alaska's oil industry, the flooding was unlike anything...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-07/road-used-haul-oil-supplies-reopens-aft
State

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