alaska HB77 en 4/4/14 KNBA News - Controversial permitting bill dies in Alaska Senate Resources committee <p>Depending on who you ask, HB77 would have streamlined state permitting of development projects, or unacceptably limited public participation in resource management decision-making. Due to controversy over those differing views, the bill is dead.</p><p>Royal Dutch Shell didn't&nbsp;fully consider the risk of towing an unpropelled&nbsp;drill rig through the Gulf of Alaska during a winter storm, according to a Coast Guard investigation into the grounding of Shell's Kulluk&nbsp;rig on New Year's Eve in 2012.</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 03:34:32 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 9692 at