Federal data outlines spending in Alaska, Hawaii

...Hawaii probably always felt they paid more for their food, and now data from the government proves that's true.The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released data Thursday showing where consumers spend the most money in each of the 50 states from...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
Alaska employment back to pre-recession numbers that Alaska is the only state that lost jobs in 2013 - a claim that warrants a clarification with facts. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers used in the article are suspect because they are preliminary and have been subject to very...
More questions than answers for oil and gas in new year

...Year's Eve Gulf of Alaska storm, have dogged Shell's efforts.Shell has filed an exploration plan for 2014 with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM, that lays out a strengthened program for renewed drilling in the Chukchi Sea...
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...
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...
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