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Pentagon: American killed in raid to free Iraqis held by IS

...of Beiji, which is home to the country's largest oil refinery.Iraqi forces said Tuesday that they had driven Islamic...Filanowski said. Airstrikes struck IS-controlled oil refineries, command and control centers and transportation nodes...
Nation and World
Groups form alliance to tackle climate change by initiative

...binding limit on carbon pollution after failing to get legislative approval for his proposal to charge emissions from oil refineries, power plants and fuel suppliers.I-732 supporters need to collect about 246,372 valid signatures from registered...
Nation and World
Washington state to write new rule to limit carbon output

...used to enforce other regulations.After state lawmakers failed to act on Inslee's plan to charge emissions from oil refineries, power plants and fuel suppliers, the governor said he would use his executive authority to develop a regulatory...
Nation and World
My Turn: Warning: Smoking fossil fuels are hazardous to our grandchildren

...resisted removing lead from gasoline even though it was known to put the intellectual development of children at risk. Oil refineries opposed more rigid regulation of plant emissions despite scientific data showing higher cancer rates among people...
North Pole Refinery tax assessment cut by more than half

FAIRBANKS - A proposed property assessment for the idle oil refinery at North Pole is valuing the land and buildings at less than half of what they were worth last year.Flint Hills Resources Alaska...
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...American crude who are constrained by the rule that oil pumped in the U.S. can only be refined here. American oil refineries are able to purchase raw crude from any source, either here or abroad. This creates a distortion in the supply and...
North Pole sues over refinery contamination

FAIRBANKS - The city of North Pole is suing two recent owners of an oil refinery over groundwater pollution.The lawsuit filed Wednesday blames current refinery owner Flint Hills Alaska Resources and previous...
Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice

...strategic Iraqi town a short drive from Baghdad.? It is battling to a tie around Beiji, home to Iraq's major oil refinery that has yet to fall but is surrounded. Iraqi security forces have poured resources and manpower into securing the...
Not For Web
House shoots down adding back funding for pre-K, UAS, ferries

...Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, to restore the funding. His amendments attempted to reduce financial support for oil refineries in the Interior and reroute that money to keep "the promise" the Legislature made to schools last year, he said...
State | AK legislature
Letter: Medicaid is about Alaskans helping Alaskans

...stop the expansion. And guess what, it has funding from the Koch brothers (yes, the ones who closed the Flint Hills oil refinery in North Pole). The refinery, as reported by the Alaska Dispatch News, had "...solvent sulfolane in the groundwater...


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