Senators Explain why ANWR News Angers Alaskans
Federal land lockups leave Alaska devoid of long-term options for self-sufficiency
FAIRBANKS – Senate President Pete Kelly, R-Fairbanks, today praised the announcement by President Donald J. Trump naming Joe Balash, an Alaskan, to Assistant Secretary of the Interior, Land and Mineral management.
JUNEAU – The Alaska State Senate approved a resolution today supporting an effort by U.S. Rep. Don Young to return management of fish and wildlife to the State of Alaska. The resolution passed by a vote of 15 to 4.
ANCHORAGE – With a month left in office, President Barack Obama invoked a 1953 law today in an attempt to permanently block oil and gas development in portions of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas in the Arctic.