HB77, which proposed to “streamline” Alaska’s permitting process is now up for consideration by the Alaska State Senate. The Department of Natural Resources testified Monday, with an initial public hearing on Wednesday. An additional public input period has been scheduled for Friday, March 14 at 3:30 p.m. Citizens may contact their local Legislative Information Office to find out how to participate in the hearing.
For more coverage of HB77, read this Pebble Watch story.
Reserving Water for Instream Use (State of Alaska description)