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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 CONTACT: ROBERT DILLON (202) 224-6977
MARCH 3, 2010                                        or ANNE JOHNSON (202) 224-7875   
                                          
Murkowski Votes to Advance Persily as Gasline Coordinator
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, today applauded the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee vote to advance Larry Persily’s nomination to be Federal Coordinator of the Office for Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects.
 
“Developing our natural gas resources is integral to Alaska’s future,” Murkowski said. “I am confident that Larry will work tirelessly to advance this project.”
 
Persily must now be confirmed by the full Senate.  If confirmed as federal coordinator, Persily would be responsible for integrating the activities of federal agencies involved in the permitting and construction of a pipeline to bring North Slope gas to markets in the Lower 48 states. Persily would report directly to the president.
 
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For further information, please contact Robert Dillon at 202.224.6977 or Robert_dillon@energy.senate.gov or Anne Johnson at 202.224.7875 or anne_johnson@energy.senate.gov.