Comments sought on possible Arctic lease sale

JUNEAU - A federal agency is testing the waters on a possible lease sale in the Alaska Arctic.The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced Friday it is opening a 45-day comment period both to gather information on areas in the...
New DNR Land Records search portal released

...documents such as 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...
Dems. offer their own education reform package

...budgetary requirements.The bill also requires the amount for the BSA to be tied to inflation rates provided by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.The package compares with an omnibus education bill from Gov. Sean Parnell that borrows some...
State | AK legislature
BP to sell 4 smaller fields, retain ownership of Prudhoe

...project," she said in the statement.BP also expects to submit a development schedule for the Liberty field to the U.S. Bureau of Offshore Energy Management by the end of 2014, the announcement said.BP said it remains committed to its plans...
Report finds no laws broken in mine investigation

...also said 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...
State | AK legislature
BLM hopes for plan to address wells this spring

JUNEAU - The U.S. Bureau of Land Management hopes to have an updated plan for addressing unplugged...program between 1944 and 1981, according to HJR29 and testimony. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management manages the abandoned wells.The resolution said...
Kodiak land dispute ends after decades long battle

...aboriginal land claim under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Stratman contended Leisnoi did not have the required population as stipulated under ANSCA and could not claim land he leased from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.
Alaska Scientist reprimanded over emails settles case part of a settlement with a federal agency.Charles Monnett was briefly suspended in 2011 from his work with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement - now known as the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - during...
Congress approves $50M for legacy wells

...have been 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...
Timber industry sues to lift shutdown ban

...association filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Medford against the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.The lawsuit seeks a temporary restraining order lifting the logging shutdown, arguing direction...


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