Tag: federal government

Some States, Federal Government Ponder Ocean Zoning

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You’ve heard of neighborhood zoning. Now there’s a move afoot to zone the ocean. Oregon, Washington State and the federal government all have fledgling plans to coordinate competing ocean uses.

Mental Health Trust Reworking Land Exchange

The Alaska Mental Health Trust is changing its approach to a major land exchange with the federal government.

Shell Gets Conditional Drilling Approval

The federal government has given conditional approval to Shell's plan to drill exploratory wells in the Beaufort Sea.

Alaska News Nightly: August 4, 2011

Seward Highway Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 14 Injured; Shell Gets Conditional Drilling Approval; Congressional Deal Allows FAA Employees to Return from Furlough; Alaska Hit Hard by Debt Ceiling Agreement; and more...

Federal Employee Union Concerned About Deficit Battles

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Leaders of the union that represents most federal employees here in Alaska say the workers are worrying about how the political battle being fought in Washington, D.C., will affect their jobs.

Alaska News Nightly: July 27, 2011

Young Would Vote ‘Yes’ On Boehner’s Plan, Federal Employee Union Concerned About Deficit Battles, Last Minute Offers May Keep Alaska Newspapers Alive, Navy to Sink Two Ships Per Year in Gulf Exercises, and more...

Feds File Charges Saying Speculators Driving Up Crude Prices

A federal enforcement agency has filed charges that say speculators have been driving up the price of crude oil, which, in turn, affects the price of fuel at the gasoline pump and the fuel barge.

Agency Head Working to Correct Home Healthcare Challenges

The head of the state agency that oversees a troubled home healthcare waiver program says they're working hard to correct problems.  Last month the...