Alaska Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Gas exports to restartRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    ... for Cook Inlet gas production in excess of local market demand.' 'I'm glad ConocoPhillips will be able to add to Alaska's 40-year history of supplying natural gas to Japan,' Murkowski said. 'Today's announcement by DOE also highlights the growth ...

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  2. State partly approves Oooguruk expansionRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    Alaska's Division of Oil and Gas has approved in part an application by Pioneer Natural Resources to expand the Nuiqsut participating area in the Oooguruk oil field in the nearshore waters of the Beaufort Sea, offshore the North Slope.

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  3. Alyeska questions 'stray metal' listRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is questioning the need for extensive 'corrective measures' federal regulators are proposing for the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.

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  4. Legislators mull infrastructure costsRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    ... ied natural gas facility at Nikiski will impact state infrastructure, particularly roads and bridges. Language in the Alaska LNG Project heads of agreement between the state, the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., TransCanada, Ex....

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  5. DEC proposes Furie onshore facility approvalRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed to approve an owner requested air emissions limit for Furie Operating Alaska's planned natural gas processing facility on Alaska's Kenai Peninsula.

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  6. BP works ahead for summer turnaroundsRead the original story

    Friday | Petroleum News

    ... this year at 3 Prudhoe Bay facilities: Central Gas Facility, Gathering Center 2 and Flow Station 3 BP Exploration (Alaska) has announced $76 million in work for three turnarounds planned for Prudhoe Bay this summer, including a module for Gathering ...

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  7. These States Are Most Likely To Legalize Weed Next. Will You Have A Happier 4/20 In 2015?Read the original story

    Friday | Switched

    ... groups are hoping to keep it from passing . Pot has already been decriminalized and legalized for medical use in Alaska. A survey of Alaska voters taken earlier this year by Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling found that 55 percent supported ...

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  8. Putin's "cold" Alaska jokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Today.Az

    In a patriotic fervour, Russians are asking President Vladimir Putin to bring back the US state of Alaska, sold off to the United States in Tsarist times.

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  9. Governor uses online townhall to discuss Medicaid, marijuana, oil-tax referendumRead the original story

    Friday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... over three years, so it would not be just a "one-time shot," he said. Groups like the parent-supported Great Alaska Schools, Alaska Federation of Natives and NEA-Alaska, a major teachers' union, have called for a bigger boost in the base student ...

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  10. $13 million surplus may ease taxes, Anchorage School District budget pressuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and general government -- plus a windfall of $4.6 million from a court decision that forced the owners of the trans-Alaska pipeline system to pay higher taxes. (Anchorage's share stems from pipeline infrastructure housed in the city.) The Sullivan ...

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  11. Alaska House passes gov's pension planRead the original story

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    - The Alaska House has passed Gov. Sean Parnell's plan for taking $3 billion from savings to address the state's unfunded pension obligation. Lawmakers rejected a proposed amendment to tighten language to fix annual payments to the teachers' and ...

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  12. House passes bill calling for study on tax creditsRead the original story

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    - The Alaska House has passed legislation aimed at getting a better handle on how certain tax credit programs are working. HB306, from Rep. Steve Thompson, adds sunset dates for certain tax credit programs, including the state's film tax credit ...

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  13. House passes bill honoring 20 Native languagesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    - The Alaska House has passed a bill that would symbolically recognize 20 Alaska Native languages as official languages of the state. The House passed the bill 38-0 on Wednesday, and now it moves to the Senate, where the State Affairs Committee was ...

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  14. Legislature confirms governor's appointmentsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... was confirmed to the State Assessment Review Board on a 45-15 vote. Richard Rabinow was confirmed to the board of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., or AGDC, 43-17. Washington spent 35 years in the oil industry and worked in areas including ...

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  15. Major pieces in play with session nearing endRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... major liquefied natural gas project and the state budgets, along with a bond bill aimed at helping the University of Alaska Fairbanks build a new power plant. The pipeline and bond bank bills are in the House, as is the capital budget. Anchorage ...

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  16. Man escapes with minor injuries in Juneau incidentRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    The Juneau Empire reports the unnamed Wings of Alaska employee had a singed beard and superficial facial burns, described like a sunburn, in the Sunday incident.

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  17. Movement afoot to resurrect parts of 'dead' land billRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... to get to something bigger, that there's some other issue out there that we should be worried about," Weissler said. Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Joe Balash said he was working with Munoz to salvage the land-swap legislation. ...

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  18. Dillingham man convicted of sexually abusing relativeRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Anchorage Daily News

    A Dillingham Superior Court jury convicted a 39-year-old man of sexual abuse and incest charges on Thursday after he sexually molested a 6-year-old relative in 2011, according to a statement from the Alaska Department of Law.

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  19. House approves workers' comp changesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... and private sectors," Olson said when he introduced the bill in mid-February. Workers' compensation medical costs in Alaska are increasing at about 10 percent per year compared with an annual inflation of 4 percent in the medical cost component of ...

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  20. Peninsula farmers to learn good soilRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Peninsula Clarion

    ... potatoes, the state's biggest cash crop, and barley, the biggest grain crop, as a former instructor for University of Alaska in Fairbanks' School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences. She found them both to yield comparable crops. Anderson ...

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