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Bill to change Wood-Tikchik Park plan a step toward Nuyakuk hydroelectric project

Apr 18, 2019

Nushagak Cooperative has been exploring plans for a hydroelectric generator at the Nuyakuk River for over a year. Last month, House Speaker Bryce Edgmon of Dillingham introduced House Bill 99, which would add Nuyakuk Falls as a potential hydroelectric project site in the Wood-Tikchick State Park's management plan.

Local governments win against oil companies on value of taxable property

By Associated Press

The Supreme Court in Alaska has upheld a ruling that the trans-Alaska oil pipeline was worth far more than a billion a year the pipeline owners claimed for the years 2007 through 2009. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the court late last month affirmed a Superior Court ruling in 2011 that the pipeline was worth $8.9 billion to $9.6 billion those years.