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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...
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...
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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...
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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...
Outside influences are trying to affect Medicaid expansion

...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. Yes, the refinery the Alaska Dispatch News reported where "...the solvent sulfolane in the groundwater...
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...
Iraqi forces hold on in refinery fight

...Sunni militants Thursday for control of Iraq's largest oil refinery, but Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's own fate...300 military advisers to Iraq.The loss of the Beiji oil refinery, some 155 miles north of Baghdad, would be a devastating...
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The 28th Alaska Legislature in plain English

...oil below cost to help Alaska oil refineries make money, and the state should...the pollution caused by those oil refineries as they try to make talk about tax credits for oil refineries in Alaska, so we're going to...


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