Murkowski names Prudhoe team
Governor asks for lead federal agency; AG to review stateís rights; imposes hiring freeze
By Kristen Nelson
Alaska Gov. Frank Murkowski briefed the Alaska Legislature Aug. 9 on his administrationís response to the Aug. 6 decision by BP Exploration (Alaska) to shut down the Prudhoe Bay field, and encouraged legislators to pass his production tax.
The bottom line, the governor said, is a careful response,....
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State not consulted
Coordination with federal agencies
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