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Governor Dunleavy Welcomes Approval of the Willow Project, but New Oil and Gas Restrictions in NPR-A will Harm Alaska

Today the U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a Record of Decision approving an alternative for ConocoPhillips’ Willow Project on the North Slope that permits three drill pads. In a separate move, the Biden administration announced that it will lock up millions more acres in Alaska

Governor Dunleavy Issues Statement on King Cove Road

Today Interior Secretary Deb Haaland withdrew a land exchange that had been authorized in 2019 to build an 11-mile gravel road connecting the communities of King Cove and Cold Bay.

Governor Dunleavy Announces Energy Security Task Force Members

Today, Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy revised the Alaska Energy Security Task Force and announced its members.

Governor Dunleavy Announces Bills to Pay Teachers Recruitment and Retention Incentive, Ensure Parental Rights in Schools

Today Governor Mike Dunleavy announced two education bills which will be filed this week.

Don Young Day

WHEREAS, born the middle son of Lawhead Young Sr. and Arlene Young-Harris on June 9, 1933, in Meridian, California, Donald Edwin Young was the fourth Congressman to represent Alaska

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ConocoPhillips Chief Executive Ryan Lance is forging ahead with drilling for Alaska oil, emboldened by President Biden’s approval of the $7 billion Willow project. @conocophillips

Outside environmental groups are interfering in a project that has had rigorous environmental studies. They’re meddling in a region that continues to have healthy caribou and subsistence harvests after 20 years of Alpine’s operations.


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Mike Dunleavy

As Alaska’s 12th Governor, Governor Dunleavy is committed to restoring trust in government and opening Alaska up to new business and investment.