Bill to replenish oil spill fund stalls
Legislation would raise the per-barrel surcharge on oil production from 4 cents to 7 cents; oil industry opposes hike as unfair
For Petroleum News
A bill to hike an environmental surcharge on oil production appeared dead as the Alaska Legislature lumbered toward adjournment.
The legislation, House Bill 325, remained in the House Resources Committee on April 16, four days before lawmakers were scheduled to gavel out for the year.
State Rep. Cat....
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