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Murkowski pushes back on federal government

...investment on the project, calling it challenged by permitting delays, requirements and current oil prices. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management last week issued a final decision on the project, under which the company said it voluntarily agreed to contribute...
State | AK legislature
BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

JUNEAU - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a final decision Friday that it said will open the way for the first oil and gas production from federal lands in the National...
State | AK legislature
State claims 20,000 acres on edge of ANWR

...boundary," the state said in a briefing paper.A letter sent by the Department of Natural Resources to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, which has jurisdiction over the acreage if the Fish and Wildlife Service does not, asks BLM to give a priority...
Sealaska land bill passes through Congress

...veto, Sealaska Vice President Jaeleen Araujo said. Once the bill becomes law, Sealaska will work with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and other federal agencies to receive the land conveyances.? Contact reporter Katie Moritz at 523-2294...
Report finds no laws broken in mine investigation

...he anticipates state legislative hearings on the issue.Cole, in his report, said that while EPA and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management made supervisors available for questioning about the investigation, federal officials did not respond to...
State | AK legislature
New DNR Land Records search portal released state survey records from the State Recorder's Office, Master Title Plats, federal surveys and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's Land Information System, as well as DNR's Land Administration System, Alaska Mapper and other DNR...
Congress approves $50M for legacy wells

...pushing for the cleanup and reclamation of old well sites in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.The U.S. Bureau of Land Management manages the reserve, where more than 130 wells were drilled under the federal government's direction as...
Murkowski: Plan to have Alaska aid cleanup is dead

...federal government's direction as part of an exploratory oil and gas program from the 1940s to the 1980s. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management manages the reserve.BLM-Alaska said it has secured about $86 million to plug 18 legacy wells since 2002...
Senate panel advances bills on lands, Denali name

...provided by the committee, with estimates that cleanup of those wells could average up to $75,000 each.The U.S. Bureau of Land Management last month released a draft plan identifying 50 abandoned wells in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska...
BLM releases plan to address abandoned Alaska wells

JUNEAU - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management released a plan Wednesday identifying 50 abandoned wells in the Alaska arctic that it believes require clean-up by the agency...


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