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Pass a full years budget

...at least they can't be without totally destroying our great state. Remember, this is the same bunch that supported the oil tax giveaway. And now, as predicted, they want to raid our Permanent Fund Earning Reserves. This is first step to reducing...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-24/pass-full-years-budget
Letters
Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill

GOLETA, Calif. - The oil spill this week on the Santa Barbara...GOO!"We made so much noise about the oil spill in our pristine Santa Barbara...gather 200,000 signatures to get the oil rigs removed off the coast. That...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/environmentalists-seize-latest-santa-
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Oil spreads across 9 miles of Pacific, fouls beaches

...toward refineries further down the chain of production.The oil spilled into a culvert running under a highway and into...operation for now, said Tom Kloza, global head of energy at the Oil Price Information Service.In fact, Californians probably...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/oil-spreads-across-9-miles-pacific-fo
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Settlement of $211M reached in Gulf oil spill

...involve BP, has not yet been filed in federal court in New Orleans, where U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier presides over the oil spill cases.As for the other settlements, Halliburton released a brief statement saying its agreement with BP settles...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/settlement-211m-reached-gulf-oil-spil
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 18, 2015

...anything when a driller sinks a well more than 3 miles offshore. Murkowski has tried before to give Alaska a share of the oil in federal waters off its shore, but she's always been foiled in that attempt.Now that Murkowski is chairwoman of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-18/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

...read: "Climate Justice," "Oil-Free Future," "Shell No, Seattle Draws The Line," and "We can't burn all the oil on the planet and still live on it." Many had posters or red scarfs that had the Shell logo with crossed kayak paddles...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-17/anti-arctic-drilling-kayaktivists-hold-
State
My Turn: SB 21 raiding Alaska's savings

...development costs at 45 percent.The oil tax giveaway in SB 21 includes a virtual...Ponzi scheme wherein Alaskans owe the oil companies on the North Slope $0...investments paid with tax credits while the oil companies capture depreciation and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-17/sb-21-raiding-alaskas-savings
Opinion
Legislature neglecting Alaskans

...previous two years arguing over the fairness of our oil tax policy, first in the Legislature, and then at the ballot box. The oil companies held a virtual gun to the head of Alaska's economy, threatening that Alaska would lose oil jobs if we repealed...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-11/legislature-neglecting-alaskans
Letters
Saudis propose 5-day cease-fire in Yemen

...nearby Abyan, Shabwa and Taiz provinces.At a news conference with Kerry, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said the oil-rich kingdom would halt its airstrikes in neighboring Yemen because it is determined to expand relief assistance to the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-08/saudis-propose-5-day-cease-fire-yemen
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My Turn: Alaska shouldn't balance its budget off of seniors, youth

...half the deficit. Cuts alone will harm children and seniors and won't fix this budget.That makes it more curious that the oil tax reform bill by Wielechowski, Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer and myself was blocked. Leaving loopholes in our oil tax...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-07/my-turn-alaska-shouldnt-balance-its-b
Opinion

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