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My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...almost 39 years ago was intended to further American energy independence. EPCA instituted fuel-efficiency standards for...erected a barrier: an export ban that works against energy independence and harms domestic oil production. Although an...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...deep-draft seaport would furnish a variety of benefits, including economic development, inter-modal transit, energy independence, national security and mariner safety.Third, the federal government must map the entire U.S. maritime Arctic...
Alaska's need to be front and center in national energy production

...virtually disappear in just 20 years. Alaska should play a leading role in fulfilling that long-sought dream of energy independence.Alaska's oil and gas reserves are enormous and unmatched: 35 billion barrels of oil and 161 trillion cubic...
NPR-A: Misguided federal policy

...need plenty of petroleum in the meanwhile. America must produce more of its own oil as part of obtaining greater energy independence.These federal efforts to restrict NPRA development appear to violate the promises and commitments made with the passage...
Parnell unveils $11B spending plan

...he said. Parnell promised to advance the state's development by building roads to resources and funding new energy independence efforts. That includes state support for a big new dam on the Susitna River to provide power for Southcentral...
Mayors eye ways to curb climate change

...said. Anderson said improved air quality, enhanced public health, fuel price fluctuations, national security, energy independence and global warming all could be addressed by focusing on two solutions: more conservation and efficiencies, and...
Government needs to lead search for alternative fuels

...can recognize the need for a massive program of incentives and funding for research so that we can truly reach energy independence. It is far more important than sending a man to Mars or spending billions on a missile shield that may or may...
Senate endorses drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

...refuge's oil "ostrich-like" and said the refuge's reserves are "crucial to the nation's attempt to achieve energy independence." Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., who led the effort to continue the ban, called drilling in the refuge...
GOP gains improve chance of ANWR drilling

...Senate may have changed, but the basic equation in the energy debate hasn't. We still cannot drill our way to energy independence." Republican gains also may improve the outlook for Bush's proposal to cut wildfire risk by allowing loggers...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...stringent regulations, we could witness another tragedy like that off Brazil earlier this year. What about our energy independence? Today, America gets almost 60 percent of its oil from foreign sources. By 2020, projections show that number...


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