flint hills http://knba.org en 3/10/14 KNBA NEWS - A bill to increase the state's general permit authority is moving forward http://knba.org/post/31014-knba-news-bill-increase-states-general-permit-authority-moving-forward <p></p><p></p><p>The state is removing a few of the most controversial parts of a bill that expands the state's authority to issue general permits, and limits those who would reserve water for certain uses, such as fisheries.</p><p>The state is suing former and current owners of a refinery near Fairbanks over a sulfolane spill that flowed into groundwater.</p><p>Gov. Sean Parnell has created a Medicaid Reform Advisory Group to develop a report to the Legislature by Nov. 15.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:23:42 +0000 Joaqlin Estus 8702 at http://knba.org