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By Sarah Hurst
Mining News Editor 

Alaska attorney general resigns in Taiwan coal affair

Gregg Renkes owned shares in company he was promoting to dry Alaska's coal for sale to Taiwan; KFx not impacted


Last updated 2/27/2005 at Noon

Alaska's attorney general, Gregg Renkes, resigned in February following an investigation into his role in promoting the sale of coal to Taiwan. The Bundy report concluded that Renkes had not violated the state ethics code, but added that it was a "close question," and there were immediate calls from lawmakers to tighten up the ethics code.

While negotiating the sale of Alaska coal to Taiwan on...

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