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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...
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...
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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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...
Extreme weather tough on transportation system

...changed the name of its Climate Change Steering Committee to the less controversial Sustainable Transportation, Energy Infrastructure and Climate Solutions Steering Committee.Still, there is a recognition that the association's guidance will...
My Turn: Bipartisan plan is best for businesses and workers

...project that the renovation and expansion of our energy infrastructure will require a $3 trillion to $5 trillion investment...and workable. It calls for an expansion of our energy infrastructure, increased gas, coal, oil, including much...
Parnell, Premier Fentie meet in Whitehorse

...maintaining a positive dialogue on reciprocal matters." Parnell and Fentie discussed a range of topics, including the Alaska Pipeline Project, the Porcupine caribou herd, tourism, energy infrastructure and Yukon River salmon.
History of local energy system should inform biomass debate

...Lake energy many years earlier than originally planned, and an inefficient residential, business and government energy infrastructure in Juneau. Development of Crater Lake and Dorothy Lake years later became necessary earlier because of these...
A national infrastructure bank would tap the private sector, protect taxpayers

...partnerships and maximize public funding to address our urgent national and regional water, transportation and energy infrastructure needs - while protecting the taxpayer from wasteful spending.We believe a properly structured infrastructure...
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...


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