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Native leaders say Alaska needs Energy Department

...state Energy Department, remove restrictions on nuclear power, fund emerging energy projects and require energy efficiency standards in public construction projects. Ralph Anderson, an AFN board member and president of the Bristol Bay Native...
Affordable housing project discussed

...expected to cost nearly $14 million.The design is modular with all residential units being built to LEED energy efficiency standards. LEED qualification opens avenues for funding and saves on energy expenses over time, Triplett said.A U...
Where civics meets conservation

...will review and discuss three bills: Senate Bill 121 - Energy Efficiency in Public Facilities; a bill to set energy efficiency standards for all public facilities in Alaska. House Bill 70 - Alaska Grown Agricultural Products; a bill to bring...
Lawmakers move forward with stimulus funds

...that only about half of the money, or $28 million, would be subject to new requirements and those are for energy efficiency standards. The standards would have to be in place within eight years for most new and renovated commercial and residential...
Palin urged to accept federal energy money

...said Alaska would have eight years to meet the energy efficiency standards by adopting an energy code. Both senators have...for through the Denali Commission incorporate energy efficiency standards into their design. Anchorage, Fairbanks...
Palin resignation costs Alaska at least $40,000 letter to the federal government that new and renovated structures in Alaska would be constructed under energy efficiency standards through 2017, as required, Gara said. He believes she also could have stuck with her original choice for...
Alaska delegation makes plea for Galena

...may also have higher costs because they often use state funds and must comply with state construction and energy-efficiency standards. Tribes may also comply with the standards, but do not get money from the state and so would do so only...
Senate to debate bill on ANWR

...of the refuge and emphasize conservation: sharp increases in fuel economy for automobiles, tougher federal energy efficiency standards and greater support for renewable fuels and natural gas as opposed to oil. Tax breaks in the Democratic proposal...


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