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Senate panel to hold hearings on in-state line

Posted: August 3, 2011 - 7:00am  |  Updated: August 3, 2011 - 8:03am

A legislative committee is planning to hold hearings this month on an in-state natural gas pipeline.

The Senate Resources Committee is scheduled to meet Aug. 15-17 to discuss plans for the proposed in-state line. The tentative line-up includes the president of the Alaska Gasline Development Corp., which recently released a report outlining an in-state project. It also includes an official with TransCanada Corp., which is pursuing a major pipeline project that would carry gas from Alaska’s North Slope to North America markets.

This is the first formal committee hearing on the in-state line and comes as the state weighs its options both for commercializing gas and meeting the energy demands of Alaskans.

Testimony begins at 9 a.m. each day. The hearings will be streamed online at, or people in the central peninsula area can go to the Kenai Legislative Information Office to hear the testimony and discussion electronically. The Kenai LIO is at 145 Main St Lp #217, in Kenai. To confirm, call the office at 283-2030 or email

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