Tag: ANWR

Murkowski declares ANWR wilderness bill ‘dead on arrival’

A pair of Democratic senators have introduced a bill to designate parts of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a permanent wilderness area, prompting outrage from Alaska Senators Dan Sullivan and Lisa Murkowski.

Oil Taxes; And The In-State Gas Line

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The stories up for discussion this week are: the report on prosecutors’ conduct in the Ted Stevens case; the state’s oil tax debate; redistricting; Senate votes down measure to open ANWR; in-state gas line; the Anchorage mayoral race. KSKA: Friday, 3/16 at 2:00pm & Saturday, 3/17 at 6:00pm KAKM: Friday, 3/16 at 7:30pm & Saturday, 3/17 at 5:00pm

National Group Supports ANWR Development

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One of the largest bipartisan groups of state elected officials will campaign in favor of petroleum development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Fineberg Says Conservation Key To Reducing Foreign Oil Dependence

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Conservation is a better means to reducing U.S. dependence on foreign oil than drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

PFD Amount Announced; and the North Slope Borough Selecting a New Mayor

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The top stories of the week are: the announcement of the PFD; the North Slope Borough is selecting a new mayor; towing and impounding in Anchorage; wilderness designation within ANWR; “Rogue;” Pebble opposition finds religion; Anchorage’s homeless survey; Kohring and Kott retrials.