State gets good report card, can do better
Alaska Minerals Commission encourages initiatives by governor, Legislature; calls for increased funding in '06 to back up ideas
Last updated 1/29/2006 at Noon
Permitting, legislation, taxation and education are some of the key issues discussed by the Alaska Minerals Commission in its 2006 report, published in January. The report praises the state's continuing efforts to improve the climate for the mining industry, but also gives a number of recommendations on what else could be done in this period of unusually high activity. The commission has advise...