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Sally Margaret Short

...get work everywhere she looked. For a couple of years she worked in human medicine for a plastic surgeon, burned the midnight oil, and was generally one with the bright city lights. Then on around the world, San Francisco, and Honolulu, an idyllic Hawaii...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175530194
EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling

...show evidence of flowing water, for example.In practice, the rule means that developers can no longer pave over wetlands and oil companies can no longer dump pollution into streams unhindered, restoring Clean Water Act protections to more than half the...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2015-08-28/epa-clean-water-rule-effect-despite-
Regional News
Falling oil gouges state budget deeper

On Monday, as the price of West Texas crude oil dipped below $39 per barrel for the first time in six years...state's publicly posted database.For every $5 decline in average oil prices, Alaska loses $120 million in revenue, explained Pat...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/falling-oil-gouges-state-budget-deeper
State
My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...possible with state revenues derived from oil production. Our Permanent Fund gave the...are so closely connected to the price of oil, from our state budget to our household...has been safely providing the nation with oil from Prudhoe Bay for four decades.What...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-27/my-turn-murkowski-presidents-alaska-g
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Bennett's visit reason for cautious optimism

...even more difficulty in winning over Southeast Alaskans who view Canadian mining companies with the same distrust as North Slope oil companies.Yet, we're hopeful Bennett was able to cultivate some respect from the people of Southeast Alaska by showing up...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-28/bennetts-visit-reason-cautious-optimi
Opinion
My Turn: Open discussion needed on oil taxation

...citizens to pay and leaving Alaska's three major oil companies, who profit handsomely even at low oil prices, out of plans to address our fiscal gap...the "maximum benefit" to the public, for our oil. An open discussion isn't one that tells hard-working...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-19/my-turn-open-discussion-needed-oil-ta
Opinion
Iraq's economy hurt by IS war, low oil prices

...family has seen Iraq's economy boom with oil wealth and bust through wars and the 2003...deficits brought on by the lowest global oil prices in six and a half years.And while...militants of the Islamic State group. Low oil prices exacerbated the decline, wreaking...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-19/iraqs-economy-hurt-war-low-oil-prices
Not For Web
Paper: Cooperate rather than lead on LNG

...Alaska needs to have more eggs in its basket than oil, and the forecasts for oil price recovery are not rosy," Thorning said in the...She cited a recent forecast by the World Bank that oil prices could remain in the $70 per barrel range...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-26/paper-cooperate-rather-lead-lng
State | AK legislature
Resource development expected topic during Obama trip

...attention to the importance of getting more oil flowing through the trans-Alaska pipeline...state is pursuing.Alaska relies heavily on oil revenues to pay for state government, but it is facing large budget deficits amid low oil prices. Walker earlier this year joined...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/resource-development-expected-topic-dur
State
Lawmakers call for more budget cuts, not new taxes

...massive dollar deficit in which the state is operating amid low oil prices."If we get bogged down in cuts, we will not get to...expects another $2.7 billion deficit this fiscal year with oil prices standing at about $65 a barrel.Monday's presentation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-25/lawmakers-call-more-budget-cuts-not-new
State

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