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My Turn: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...reduce vulnerability to climate change. The solution begins by passing meaningful and comprehensive climate and energy legislation.This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. On April 22, more than one billion people in 192 countries...
SE lawmakers receptive to Murkowski

...communities in Southeast Alaska, relies heavily on hydroelectric power."I was excited to hear that she's working on energy legislation that relates to hydro," Kreiss-Tomkins said. "The concern a lot of Southeast communities have is that hydro...
ANWR bill gets through committee; future uncertain

...on the final bill. Drilling opponents said they are confident the provision to open ANWR will be scuttled when energy legislation comes before the full House. The provision's future in the Democratic-led Senate is also uncertain. "This...
Senate energy bill provides for gas-pipeline incentives

...said he will push the newer version when he gets to a conference committee with the House. The House passed its energy legislation in April and the two sides must meet to work out a compromise. Sen. Pete Domenici, a New Mexico Republican and...
Katrina fuels calls for more oil exploration

...Coast," said Sen. Pete Domenici, R-N.M., chairman of the Senate Energy Committee and an architect of the energy legislation passed this summer. Domenici, in an interview and an appearance Sunday on cable TV's C-SPAN channel, also...
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

...cooperate with Republicans on a national energy and climate change policy. Months ago the Senate put aside such energy legislation as too politically divisive to act on before the election even though in 2009 the House had approved a comparable...
Senate excludes ANWR from energy legislation

...will invoke a Senate rule to suspend marking up energy legislation for the current session of Congress. In a press...Bingaman will propose "comprehensive and balanced" energy legislation that can be added to the Senate calendar for action...
Gale Norton, Knowles stump for candidates

...state of Alaska." She praised Murkowski for hard work and enthusiasm on federal energy legislation. "There's nobody who has fought harder for energy legislation," Norton said, citing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and a proposed natural...
House leaders drop ANWR from budget

...championed by environmentalists for years. The House repeatedly has approved drilling in the refuge as part of broad energy legislation, only to see their effort blocked each time by the threat of a filibuster in the Senate. The budget bill is immune...
Stevens says opening ANWR is No. 1 priority

...the Lower 48 should go forward. The companies that own Alaska's gas say the project is not economic. Federal energy legislation to subsidize the project collapsed earlier this year. Stevens did not say what he would do to make it work. The...


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