More than 700 companies in Alaska want exemptions to a public health mandate that quarantined employees coming from out of state. But the state has so far refused to release companies’ plans publicly, even as municipal leaders press for access.
The Regulatory Commission of Alaska, which is overseeing Hilcorp’s purchase of BP’s stake in the trans-Alaska pipeline, plans to hold a six-hour public hearing on the deal in February, denying a request by the companies to approve the transaction without one. The commission announced the hearing Jan. 17, saying it had received public comments both…
Arctic Slope Regional Corp. has long been one of the most aggressive advocates for opening ANWR to oil development.
The state commission that regulates public utilities asked the companies for more documents about the purchase and sale.