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New EPA chief steps into Alaska mine controversy

...children. "If Pebble weren't here, I'd probably be on welfare, probably be on food stamps, probably be on energy assistance."In the Bristol Bay fishing town of Dillingham, everyone who spoke to McCarthy was against the Pebble mine...
THRHA announces Southeast Community Energy Fairs

...region's largest developer of Low Income Housing Tax Credit properties, and will provide weatherization and energy improvements to more than 600 homes in the coming years. THRHA also manages the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program.
$9.7 million for Alaska LIHEAP

Alaska will receive $9.7 million in 2013 through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. These heating assistance funds are allocated as part of the U.S. Senate Fiscal Year 2013 Continuing Resolution.Assistance...
Feds must help troubled states now or face worse problems ahead cut billions of dollars in funding for programs like Community Development Block Grants and the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program spell more misery for people already scraping the bottom of the barrel.. Doing nothing to help the troubled...
Alaskans react warily to federal budget cutting

...less money," he said. One popular program already slated for cuts by President Barack Obama is Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, known as LiHeap, that helps the poor afford heating fuel. Obama has proposed cutting the $5.1 billion...
Small Alaska towns struggle to survive

...provided no help to small cities, said Becky Hultberg, Murkowski's spokeswoman. She noted a small community energy assistance program and money for employee retirement expenses. "There certainly was some assistance," she said. "It wasn't...
Heating oil price takes a big jump rise a bit more. "I've heard of middle-income families for the first time in their lives having to go to energy assistance to heat their homes," Juneau resident Tres Lewis said. Some of the highest prices are currently around $2.88...
Native convention opens in Fairbanks

...Alaska that includes access to affordable energy for remote communities. The governor is expected to talk about energy assistance and development of sustainable economies in rural Alaska during his address to delegates at the convention in Fairbanks...
Murkowski: Funds to heat villages at the top of his list

...million for Small Municipality Energy Assistance, a state program, and add...the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance program. An energy bill that...contains $50 million for energy assistance in Alaska, spread out over...
Provide emergency heating funding

...intervention to help those least able to cope with higher energy costs. The best short-term help is the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. It's a federally funded program that helps our most vulnerable citizens pay their energy bills when they...


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