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Shell heads for Alaska while awaiting final drilling permits

...approval to drill, Smith said."We continue to consult with the Fish and Wildlife Service on the terms of a letter of authorization," he said. "It remains our view that all of our permit applications are based on sound science."
Measure would streamline permit applications

...Beth Kerttula, a Juneau Democrat and author of the bill, said HB 78 would create "one-stop shopping" for permit applications. "(The applicant) should only have to worry about one process. They should not have to go five different places...
BLM plans to charge for permit applications

...soon may have to pay the cost of processing their permit applications. Under proposed new regulations, the Bureau of...for permits to drill for oil and natural gas. Permit applications for other minerals could be more. Due to the bureau's...
ADF&G extends deadline for mail-in permit applications

...ensure applications are received by the department. Last year, the department received about 80 percent of all permit applications online. Hunters interested in hunting Nelchina caribou should take note: The department provided additional information...
Permits available for Interior Alaska moose hunts

...first-come-first served basis. Faxes received before 8 a.m. Alaska time on March 23 will not be considered.Permit applications are available from any Fish and Game office, and on the internet at
City grants may increase housing options

...on adding small, individual units to existing homes.Grant applications can be submitted along with building permit applications, but grants won't be dispersed until construction finishes. The grant program specifies that proof of occupancy...
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...wrote in the decision."Nonetheless, this Court can only overturn the Service's disposition of plaintiffs' permit applications where it finds that the agency's decision was arbitrary, capricious, or contrary to law."Undeterred, the...
My Turn: Ballot Measure 4 is bad policy and bad for business

...of Arctic Grayling became established. Let's put politics aside and wait for the Pebble developers to submit permit applications. Then we can extensively review the plan of operations and have a serious discussion about the engineering design...
Congress pushes EPA on giant Alaska mine

...would be wary of funding projects if they believed that a federal agency could just say no at any time prior to permit applications."The EPA says it has the power under the federal Clean Water Act to stop the Pebble mine or impose strict conditions...
My Turn: Far-fetched scenarios possible if EPA's power left unchecked

...dredge or fill material. Through it, EPA may restrict or deny the placement of materials at sites specified in permit applications submitted to the Army Corps of Engineers. Before the Obama administration, EPA invoked its veto authority just...


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