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Alaska Aerial Media flies Anchorage's first drones

...were passed in 2012. Now, operators who want to make money off their drones can apply for an exemption under the FAA. The oil company BP became the first operator of a commercial drone in Alaska when it received FAA permission last year.Marlow...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-06/alaska-aerial-media-flies-anchorages-fi
State
Think again about Munoz

...points against the governor and, when possible, feather their nests. After all, to meet with the highest officials in the oil industry the Anchorage leadership needs two elevators with glass walls, bathrooms where each stall is in a room and of...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-06/think-again-about-mu%C3%B1oz
Letters
My Turn: Anger over education cuts are justified

...result of SB21 and should at least be examined in these difficult budgetary times. As I said in a previous column, if the oil companies can adjust their workforce due to these difficult times of low oil prices, why shouldn't the state do likewise...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-26/my-turn-anger-over-education-cuts-are
Opinion
Alaskans need to stop sexual assaults

...failed at the end of session. We as Alaska lead the nation in sexual assaults, yet we are giving corporate welfare to the oil companies instead of protecting our children. The media has covered horrible stories about children coming out of places...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-04-23/alaskans-need-stop-sexual-assaults
Letters
Legislature confirms most of Walker's picks

...experience in labor law and contracting, even though in the oil and gas industry, did not fit well with the highly-technical regulatory decisions needed at the oil and gas conservation commission.The final vote for Gallagher...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-21/legislature-confirms-most-walkers-picks
State | AK legislature
Militants seize Iraqi villages near Ramadi

...S. troops.Al-Abadi said Iraqi forces will follow their victory in Tikrit with campaigns against Islamic State in the oil town of Beiji and western Anbar province. He said a counteroffensive against the northern town of Mosul would not come...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-16/militants-seize-iraqi-villages-near-r
Not For Web
My Turn: The brokenness of Alaska's legislative priorities

...perfect picture of this problem. He's been working in the oil industry for three decades. Since 2007 he's been an...still felt he could be impartial when voting on SB21, the oil tax reform bill that narrowly became law two years ago...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-24/my-turn-brokenness-alaskas-legislativ
Opinion | AK legislature
Governor vetoes bill limiting state entity in gas plan

...from planning or taking steps to develop an alternate export or liquefied natural gas project until the state or one of the oil and gas companies pulls out of Alaska LNG, Alaska LNG enters its next phase, or July 1, 2017, whichever comes first...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-19/governor-vetoes-bill-limiting-state-ent
State | AK legislature
Pipeline bill sets up showdown with Walker

...liquefied natural gas project until the state or one of the oil and gas companies pulls out of Alaska LNG, Alaska LNG...Walker has said he's had high-level discussions with the oil and gas companies and all have indicated an understanding...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-01/pipeline-bill-sets-showdown-walker
State | AK legislature
Empire Editorial: When it comes to a gas pipeline, Alaska should carry a backup plan

...we believe having a usable backup plan makes sense.The oil companies partnering with the state have other projects...abandoned. This issue comes down to a matter of trust. The oil companies have proven time and again that they can't...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-29/empire-editorial-when-it-comes-gas-pi
Opinion

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