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Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...summit, dubbed GLACIER, which involves Arctic and non-Arctic leaders, scientists, environmental advocates and the energy industry. Secretary of State John Kerry, a key player in the climate treaty talks, also plans to speak.In an unusual presidential...
My Turn: Rural energy solutions an opportunity for US Arctic leadership a focus area and priority during the U.S. leadership of the Arctic Council. As professionals working in the energy industry, we applaud this emphasis on energy for remote communities and look forward to actions and projects that will emerge...
My Turn: Fix the budget, but not at the expense of long-term prosperity

...And we are facing challenging times ahead.Since about 90 percent of our state revenue derived from taxes on the energy industry, the lower the price of oil, the bigger the impact on Alaska's budget. With oil prices near $50 a barrel, the...
Shell's $70 billion takeover could herald wave of mergers

...BG Group for 47 billion pounds ($69.7 billion), in a deal that may signal a new wave of mega-mergers as the energy industry tries to adapt to lower prices.Royal Dutch Shell said Wednesday it will pay the equivalent of 13.67 pounds in...
Senator pushing for flexibility in how roadless rule applies to Southeast

...Wednesday.Specifically, those challenges are realized when attempting to plan for building and powering a renewable energy industry in the region."It's one thing to look at it on a map - it's another thing to appreciate it up a couple thousand...
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Study: Wind farms killed 67 eagles in 5 years

...eagle deaths attributed to the nation's growing wind energy industry, which has been a pillar of President Barack Obama' was obtained from staff.Meanwhile, the wind energy industry has pushed for, and the White House is currently...
My Turn: Energy policy 2013: Alaskans should look 'north the the future'

...turn encourage them to make the kind of investments needed to reverse Alaska's decline in oil production.U.S. energy industry expansion is on a fast track to economic recovery and Alaska lawmakers have the resources right in their backyard...
Stedman to tout Arctic at Energy Council

...doing elsewhere is extremely helpful."For his part, Stedman said Thursday, "To keep up on the trends within the energy industry, our market positioning of these energy resources, you can't do it by staying in Juneau.""A lot of the meetings...
House takes on ANWR debate

...provide tens of billions of dollars in tax breaks for energy industries. The Bush administration touted the legislation...every $10 would go to coal, oil, nuclear and other energy industries. The revenue drain could force Congress to dip into...
Alaska Briefs

...concerns at Sutton ANCHORAGE - The prospect of natural gas trapped in coal beds in Sutton is fueling dreams of a new energy industry for Southcentral Alaska - and triggering a wave of community concern about drinking water safety. Evergreen Resources...


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