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My Turn: Bill Walker is now a target

...while Parnell pushed the Canadian route. Bill specifically did not endorse Berkowitz but said he would accept a key energy adviser role Berkowitz offered. He did this after meeting with Parnell, who showed no interest in pursuing an LNG export project...
Alaska Digest

...Frank Murkowski on Thursday created a new rural energy adviser post and signed over $183 million in aid, then bashed...former state senator Nels Anderson to the new rural energy adviser position, which he said will ensure Alaska villages...
Officials aim to cut rural fuel prices

...Gov. Frank Murkowski last week created a rural energy adviser post and signed over $183 million that will help...former state senator Nels Anderson to the new rural energy adviser position, which he said will ensure Alaska villages...
Republican leaders say they opposed Irwin ouster

...Therriault said. Harris said they met with Murkowski Chief of Staff Jim Clark and Mike Menge, the governor's senior energy adviser who is replacing Irwin as natural resources commissioner. Lt. Gov. Loren Leman, also a Republican, said Friday...
Alaska editorial: Not just another 'bump in the road' the natural gas pipeline that Alaska wants and the nation needs. In replacing Mr. Irwin with Mike Menge, an energy adviser whose association with Gov. Murkowski goes back to the governor's time as a U.S. senator and chairman of the...
Menge: Focus is gas line, not how he got job

...legislation to provide incentives and loan guarantees to build a gas pipeline. Menge joined Murkowski's administration as energy adviser in August 2003, quickly becoming a member of the governor's gas line negotiating team. "He's a bright individual...
Pipeline incentives clear first legislative hurdle

...omission of that incentive from the bill won't be a big problem, according to Mike Menge, Gov. Murkowski's energy adviser. "It's just an additional challenge. The bill has a lot of provisions that are going to facilitate construction...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...meeting, cell phone to his ear, barking new marching orders to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Bush and his energy advisers were schooled by independent energy producers; we don't expect them to renounce their roots. But convictions don't...
Lawmakers listen to gas pipeline criticism market (for natural gas). ... We have to compete with that market," said Menge, the governor's former energy adviser before taking over Irwin's position. Irwin and Myers urged legislators who attended a packed Thursday Republican...
$25M veto cuts into Alaska clean energy plans

...Alaska Project, also said he was surprised by the veto. Rose said his organization had spoken with Parnell aide and energy adviser Gene Therriault several times and they were assured no problems were expected. Therriault defended the veto Tuesday...


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