My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation pay for heat that they should pay, but that the oil industry should be left with a sweetheart deal on the oil that...won't pay money that in effect subsidizes a major oil industry short-payment to Alaskans for our oil.Want a few...
Alaska Editorial: An important presidential visit

...massive state, a land about a fifth the size of the whole continental United States, with huge investments in the oil industry and other economic development, mostly a result of extracting natural resources.Alaska depends on this development...
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...
Dems fire back at oil industry ads

...Representatives are criticizing the oil industry's "Faces of Aces" ads as misleading, but the oil industry group that sponsored them say it's...the industry group representing oil industry subcontractors, which criticized...
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...
Empire Editorial: Walker's tax credit cut a fair move

...send a message of stability to the oil industry by keeping the credits, 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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...


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