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In Alaska, Oil and Gas Leases Convey Property Rights; Permits Do Not

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The Supreme Court of Alaska held that the Alaska Constitution requires only one “best interest finding” that an oil or gas project is in the state’s best interest, although subsequent permitting decisions must be made after a “hard look” that considers cumulative impacts.  Sullivan v. Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands (REDOIL), Decision No. 6769… Continue Reading