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DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...Environmental Conservation isn't actively testing fish for radiation, Commissioner Larry Hartig told the Senate Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday. A radiation leak from a nuclear power plant in Japan after a March 2011 earthquake and subsequent...
Lawmakers seek to hold BP accountable for shutdown

...Alaskans dearly." The letter was signed by Sen. Hollis French, Rep. Max Gruenberg and Rep. Les Gara. Senate Natural Resources Committee Chairman Tom Wagoner, R-Kenai, plans to start meetings on Aug. 18 in Anchorage to hear updates from...
My Turn: Striving to be 'landless' no more

...During that time, former Sen. Frank Murkowski and Rep. Don Young held chairmanships in both the House and Senate Natural Resources Committees, where the landless bill sits. That's a stacked deck. And now with the Democrats and their environmental...
Stop Sealaska's land bill

...Sealaska's selections should only occur within the area specified by ANCSA in 1971. This bill in front of the Senate Natural Resources Committee stands to devastate the transitioning economy of Southeast Alaska. S.B. 881: Southeast Alaska Native...
My Turn: Murkowski bill is bad for fish

Next week the Senate Natural Resources Committee will hold hearings on U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski's Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization and Jobs Protection...
Report: State's mining reputation is slipping

...presented to state lawmakers, commissioners and members of the Murkowski administration. In a joint House and Senate Natural Resources Committee presentation on Feb. 19 and at a commissioners' and administration staff meeting the next day, Fairbanks-based...


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