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nraacct
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 2:55:23 PM

Legislation that would exempt Alaska from the U.S. Forest Service’s Roadless Rule hasn’t moved out of committee since it was introduced in February by Sen. Mark Begich and co-sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski. The bill would allow roads to be built to the proposed Niblack and Bokan mines on Prince of Wales Island.


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oldmack
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2013 3:12:58 AM

ok
whitebear1883
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 8:54:49 AM

I suppose that it would be tough to connect places in Alaska otherwise.
Buck_on_Bass
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 7:47:11 AM

And how is this related to fuel prices?
gcalleja
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Message Posted: Oct 1, 2013 6:52:59 AM

Government! Ugh.
Eugenian
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:23:57 PM


Why should Alaska be exempt? And why do conservative-dominated states always pretend they're entitled to special treatment?
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 11:16:16 PM

Red tape is alive and well.
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:25:54 PM

wow.
TravellinTom
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 10:14:15 PM

Congress supposedly only has the powers given to it by the states. Pass a state law allowing the construction and make provisions for the arrest and prosecution for any Federal Agents that try to stop the construction!
doggod
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 3:57:14 PM

Typical of Congress to ignore Alaska's needs. Unless they get squeezed on something they care about in their home states. Unfortunately, that's how stuff gets done down there in that stinky hole.

djwhit
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 3:34:34 PM

THATS GREAT..........
mastermariner
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 3:31:45 PM

Looks like a Win Win situation for the lawyers
SammyAdams
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 3:12:48 PM

From the article: "We will not be able to build these projects if it means that you can only do construction by helicopter,” Murkowski said in a statement released Wednesday. “It’s possible to do, but it is not economically feasible and this is something that the chief of the Forest Service should understand."

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Why not "fire" the chief of the Forest Service?
humblepie
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Message Posted: Sep 30, 2013 3:01:50 PM

should tell people something I would think
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