Larry Persily

 

The latest LNG project proposed on the Kenai is the Kenai Cool Down Project. It’s currently going through the federal review process and a public comment period is now open for the environmental review.

 


 

 

Redoubt Reporter

The effort to bring a natural gas pipeline from the North Slope to Nikiski may be running out of gas. Market conditions have changed a lot in the six years since the Alaska Gasline Development Corporation was formed by the legislature. In a presentation to a joint meeting of the Kenai and Soldotna Chambers of Commerce Wednesday, former Borough Chief of Staff Larry Persily, who has tracked this and previous plans for an instate gas line over the years, laid out the numerous challenges that he says make the project next to impossible, at least for now.

 

 


We speak with Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and his top aide, Larry Persily, about Tuesday's election, the upcoming run-off and their future plans.

Kenai Peninsula Borough

The Kenai Peninsula Borough mayoral race will be going to a runoff later this month, with none of the three candidates scoring 50-percent or more of the vote.