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Appeals filed in water reservation case

...a reservation and that the department's analysis was flawed.Marleanna Hall, executive director of the Resource Development Council, said the group opposes designating public resources to private individuals.The council "reiterates concerns...
Empire Editorial: Take head taxes off the chopping block

...popular tourism destination.We're not just patting ourselves on the back here. According to the Alaska Resource Development Council, the state saw 1.96 million visitors in 2013. About 1 million of those tourists visited on a cruise ship...
Off with their head (tax)

...1 million cruise ship passengers annually, about half of all visitors to Alaska, according to the Alaska Resource Development Council.Juneau, Ketchikan and Skagway are the largest destinations for cruise ships. Last year, the capital city...
Senator Lisa Murkowski is looking out for Alaska

...sets an incredibly dangerous precedent. Sen. Murkowski is fighting for Alaska by defending due process, not weighing in one way or the other on the Pebble Mine.Rick RogersExecutive Director for the Resource Development Council for Alaska
Talks progress on 220-mile Ambler road

...communities.The target is a copper deposit explored by NovaCopper. President and CEO Ric van Nieuwenhuyse told the Resource Development Council in April that the company had identified nearly 10 billion pounds of copper."That's a major mine," he...
My Turn: SB21 enables exploitation of Alaska's resources

...and Kuparuk will overcome the loss of revenue, BP's reservoir development manager on Nov. 20 said to the Resource Development Council: "We can't stop the decline. As go Prudhoe and Kuparuk, so goes the North Slope."Decisions by the...
Opinion | AK legislature
Workforce will double on large LNG project

...pipeline of about 800 miles, and a large LNG plant at Nikiski, on the Kenai Peninsula.Butt spoke at the Resource Development Council's annual conference Nov. 21.Meanwhile, engineering and planning is continuing on a state-led 36-inch...
Northern Dynasty vows to press on at Pebble Mine

...The company is in talks with several major minerals companies, Northern Dynasty CEO Ron Thiessen told the Resource Development Council's annual conference in Anchorage Nov. 21.Pebble is about 200 miles southwest of Anchorage and about 18...
Business news roundup

...Hanneman is currently the governor's appointee to the Alaska Mineral's Commission and a director for the Resource Development Council, the Fairbanks Chamber of Commerce and Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc.Northrim BanCorp announced in October its...
ConocoPhillips Slope budget up $600M

...was discovered decades ago but not developed.ConocoPhillips Alaska president Trond-Erik Johansen told the Resource Development Council annual conference in Anchorage in November that his company plans about $1.5 billion in new capital investments...


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