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Rep. Chris Tuck

Rep. Tuck’s Community Connection: Earthquake Preparedness

As we were just reminded with a 6.1 earthquake this morning, earthquakes can happen suddenly and without warning. It is a good idea to keep up to speed on the proper procedures in such an event, and how to make adequate preparations in case of injury or a breakdown in essential services such as water or electricity.

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NEWS: Rep. Gardner: Cook Inlet Gas Permit Bottleneck Is Unacceptable

Legislator calls for increased federal permitting capacity to keep local energy solutions on track

Today, Representative Berta Gardner (D-Anchorage) questioned whether Southcentral energy supplies would be delayed due to a lack of permitting capacity in federal agencies in charge of issuing Cook Inlet oil and gas permits. Citing Apache Corp.’s recent decision to suspend its Cook Inlet exploration due to delayed federal permits, Rep. Gardner called on Alaska’s congressional delegation to work with federal agencies to review whether staffing in the Kenai offices of these agencies needs to be increased to keep up with the resurgence of energy exploration in Cook Inlet.

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Phone
Phone: 907-465-4451
Fax: 907-465-3445

Address
State Capitol Room 208
Juneau AK, 99801