Oil companies operating in Alaska will enjoy lower state taxes on their production beginning next year, but what will the state get in exchange?
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Higher production at Kensington Gold Mine near Juneau and a Nevada mine led Coeur d’Alene Mines to a 30 percent increase over the year in … more
After years of fighting for it, Gov. Sean Parnell has gotten his major legislative priority through: a reduction of the state’s oil tax rate.
A multi-billion dollar oil tax cut has passed the Alaska Legislature. Senate Bill 21 was approved by the House early Sunday morning then in the … more
Another year passes without the mine safety reform promised by members of Congress and President Obama in the wake of the worst mine disaster in this country in 40 years.
The public gets a chance to testify Tuesday on the latest oil tax reduction proposal before the Alaska Legislature.
About 500 people took to the capitol building steps in Juneau Thursday for one of several rallies statewide against Governor Sean Parnell’s plan to cut state oil taxes.
It’s not yet clear what caused the accident. Exxon’s Pegasus pipeline is 65 years old. It runs 858 miles from Illinois to Texas. It was adapted a few years ago to increase its capacity by 50 percent.
In a literal eleventh hour vote on Monday night, the Alaska House passed legislation meant to advance the construction of a small-diameter pipeline.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could soon issue a final ruling that aims to force oil companies to replace E10, gasoline mixed with 10 percent ethanol, with E15.