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Federal agency expresses concern with dam studies

...Alaska.But critics question the cost and see it as unnecessary with the state also pursuing a major natural gas pipeline project. The Susitna River Coalition says the dam would hurt salmon runs, harm wildlife habitat and turn seasonal river...
Alaska, TransCanada starting new partnership

...forward and all parties were "working closely to bring these agreements to closure."TransCanada for years pursued a pipeline project with state support under terms of the act. But the project's focus shifted from a line that would serve North...
Companies file export application for gas project

...of course, there would have to be proven market interest.Larry Persily, federal coordinator for Alaska gas-pipeline projects, said approval of an export license would be a good sign for the market. Given that more investment would be needed...
My Turn: The next chapter of Alaska's energy legacy

...cost at least $45 billion, the Alaska LNG project's size and scope would surpass another storied North American pipeline project, the Trans-Alaskan Pipeline System, ushering in a new era of energy investment in the state. Ultimately, state...
Success or bust?

...of what we set out, including reduced operating budgets, reforming our oil tax regime, advancing a natural gas pipeline project, passing a fix to the state and teacher retirement systems, and passing a robust education funding and reform package...
State | AK legislature
Legislature passes bill on AGDC appointment

...out-of-state residents to serve on the board of a corporation that could play a key role in a major liquefied natural gas pipeline project.The Senate's 13-7 vote makes clearer the way for Richard Rabinow, a former pipeline company executive from...
State | AK legislature
Bob Swenson appointed DNR Deputy Commissioner

...Geophysical Surveys, the Mental Health Trust Land Office, the State Pipeline Coordinator's Office and the Gas Pipeline Project Office. The other divisions fall under Deputy Commissioner Ed Fogels' leadership.Swenson has 22 years of experience...
State | Local
Draft proposes gas tax rate, subsidiary change

...project-enabling contracts back to lawmakers sometime next year for approval.Larry Persily, federal coordinator of Alaska gas pipeline projects, told the committee Monday he didn't know of a liquefied natural gas project that had lost money but he said the...
State | AK legislature
Begich proposes gas project bill

...project to export liquefied natural gas overseas.The bill would allow the federal coordinator for Alaska's gas-pipeline projects to work on the effort to build an 800-mile pipeline that would deliver liquefied natural gas for overseas export...
State | AK legislature
Funding for pipeline coordinator not in budget

...of the office's authority. The office was created as part of a 2004 law aimed at helping advance an Alaska gas pipeline project that would serve North American markets. The project has shifted focus in recent years, and the state Legislature...
State | AK legislature


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