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My Turn: Balancing the alternatives

...Skagway. FHWA determined that areas within the Skagway and White Pass NHL, were protected by Section 4(f) of the Transportation Act. SEIS page 2-31.This would have been the time to review other road alternatives. Juneau is on the east side...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-05/balancing-alternatives
Opinion
Reviewing all the options, old and new

...areas surrounding Skagway, building a highway into the city would violate Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act.That section says the Federal Highway Administration can't pay for a road into a park unless there's no feasible...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/reviewing-all-options-old-and-new
Local
My Turn:No fed bureaucracy needed for Alaska gas

...to: 1) eliminate the Alaska-Canada Highway as the preferred route, 2) do away with the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act (ANGTA), a treaty with Canada signed into law in 1977 by then President Carter, and 3) give the oil companies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082001/opE_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...before the legislature ... adjustments are needed in the pipeline dimensions envisioned in the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976. In view of the energy crisis spreading throughout the West, Congress will undoubtedly be sympathetic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020501/Ope_Editorial.shtml
My Turn: Don't run the bridge over precious wetlands

...the refuge status of this land. And that is a federal law known as 4(f). Congress passed the Department of Transportation Act (Section 4(f)) in the mid-1960s. This law prohibits the use of public park and refuge lands for the use...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020207/opi_20070202012.shtml
Opinion
Energy bill amendment allows regulation options for gas line

...Thursday would allow companies seeking pipeline permits to apply under the terms of the 1976 Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act or under the more recent Natural Gas Act. Last summer, North Slope gas producers asked for legislation clarifying...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032202/sta_gasline.shtml
News
A bit of reality

...underestimated. Another major permitting process is called 4(f), named after the section of the U.S. Department of Transportation Act of 1966 which establishes it. This is where the FHA gets involved. Under the act, because a second crossing goes...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091010/opi_706203829.shtml
Opinion
My turn: Misconceptions about funding, design of Douglas Crossing need to be cleared up

...considered. My understanding is that the purpose of this proposal is to avoid Section 4(f) of the Department of Transportation Act of 1966. That law places responsible limits on the use of federal transportation money to needlessly destroy valuable...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081910/opi_697247511.shtml
Opinion
Hedging Alaska's gas bets

...before the legislature ... adjustments are needed in the pipeline dimensions envisioned in the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976. In view of the energy crisis spreading throughout the West, Congress will undoubtedly be sympathetic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020501/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion
Pictures from the pump: Begich seeks graphic proof of high gasoline prices across Alaska

...Alaskans to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for gasoline and other energy expenses. The Family Account to Save on Transportation Act, or FAST Act, is modeled after medical savings accounts. The measure would allow employers to set up pre-tax...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-05-04/pictures-pump-begich-seeks-graphic-proo
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