Begich Tries to Smooth Way for Creating OCS Coordinator Position

Annie Feidt, APRN – Anchorage

Senator Mark Begich is hoping to convince Congress to create a new federal position to help smooth the way for offshore oil and gas development in Alaska. He announced the new legislation at a news conference Monday morning in downtown Anchorage, with industry representatives at his side. The new job would be modeled after the federal gas line coordinator position.

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