ANCHORAGE, ALASKA â€“ Governor Sean Parnell today offered testimony at an oversight hearing on â€œANWR: Jobs, Energy and Deficit Reduction,â€ held by the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources, chaired by Representative Doc Hastings (R-WA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today expressed her frustration over the Obama administrationâ€™s repeated attempts to lock up lands in Alaska by designating them as wilderness to prevent resource development.
Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell on Tuesday announced that 647,549 eligible Alaskans will receive a 2011 Permanent Fund Dividend in the amount of $1,174. According to the Department of Revenue, 676,000 Alaskans applied for the 2011 Dividend. This represents a one percent increase over 2010 applications.
SEATTLE-Monday, EPA Region 10 issued final air quality permits to Shell for oil and gas exploration drilling in the Alaska Arctic.