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My Turn: Alaska cannot afford to miss this opportunity

...feet more both onshore and offshore of Alaska's northern coast, creating a network of reliable and efficient energy infrastructure will have benefits to Alaska for decades to come. Yet as with all investment opportunities, uncertainties can...
Senate throws its support behind pair of Southeast mining projects

...dole out more money for new development, she said."One of the No. 1 issues we have is we don't have enough energy infrastructure in the state, and one of the No. 1 challenges cited to reaching that level of infrastructure that we need is...
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My Turn: Susitna-Watana Hydro is unprecedentedlicensing and environmental study effort

Through the Alaska Energy Authority, the State of Alaska is pursuing an energy infrastructure project that can provide clean, reliable and affordable energy for more than 100 years. Susitna-Watana Hydro is a proposed...
What issue should be the priority for the lame-duck session of Congress? Staving off the disastrous effects of climate change ought to be Job One

...recovery will be slow in coming. Yet federal spending on energy research, technology development and improving the energy infrastructure by installing smarter electrical grids can help to pull us out of this hole and also accomplish what the private...
Mine executive says Pebble, fishing can co-exist

...might otherwise disappear. "Pebble can help spur the construction of modern transportation, communication and energy infrastructure that places like southwest Alaska desperately need to reduce their costs of living," she said. Carroll said...
Juneau to host homeland security conference

...the national threat level. Burgess said there are many potential terrorist targets in the state, most notably energy infrastructure such as the oil pipeline. Ports also are considered targets, and Alaska has more coastline than the 48 contiguous...
Delay is a short-term win for environmentalists

...only a delay. He or his successor could approve the pipeline in the next couple of years.Second, stopping energy infrastructure projects because of local objections could thwart long-term improvements to the nation's electric grid and...
Dems: Get real about U.S. energy policy

...emissions is not an urgent priority. However, the emphasis must be on job creation and on building the 21st century energy infrastructure that will reestablish America's primacy in the world. The size of our energy resources gives us the wherewithal...
USDA's local investment is $153M since 2009 help build up new ones - whether investing in schools for oyster farmers, or helping build out wood pellet energy infrastructure. Small loans even go to help start up new small businesses, say, by helping obtain a business license.In...
Chenault updates Chamber about session so far

...for energy than for house payments.To combat oppressive energy prices, Chenault recommended investments in energy infrastructure - whether they be wind turbines or a natural gas pipeline."We ought to be putting money in energy projects...


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