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My Turn: Untapped potential in the Arctic

...economic and national security benefits we've seen so far are only a fraction of what's possible. But national energy policy can either make or break our ability to achieve our full potential as a global energy superpower.Alaskans know this...
Study calls Skagway-Yukon electrical link financially feasible

...and the West Creek hydroelectric project, a 25 megawatt dam envisioned for a location near Dyea.Gene Therriault, energy policy and outreach director for the Alaska Energy Authority, said Alaska and the Yukon began studying the intertie proposal...
State | Local
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...the U.S. Congress enacted the Energy Policy and Conservation Act in 1975...In important respects, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act bears force. As such, both the Energy Policy Act and the Natural Gas Act provide...
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...the project, tribal President Samuel Kunaknana said in a Jan. 8 letter to David Conrad, acting director of Indian Energy Policy."This is blatantly unfair, and shows tremendous disregard for the voice of the tribal people of the region...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: 2014 election brings new Energy to U.S. Senate

...look at changing is the ill-advised ban on the export of petroleum pumped from domestic wells.The passage of the Energy Policy & Conservation Act (EPCA) almost 39 years ago was intended to further American energy independence. EPCA instituted...
Oil council: Shale won't last, Arctic drilling needed now have good information to make these decisions," says Jason Bordoff, director of Columbia University's Global Energy Policy. "We need to make sure we're doing this in the right way."
Sullivan sworn in as new US senator

...Coast - would be good for the country and for jobs and show that the U.S. is willing to move forward on a broader energy policy.President Barack Obama has said the project would benefit Canadian oil companies but would not be a huge benefit...
Commission: Alaska needs power improvements

...plants has created a cap and trade system."What the administration has done is create a national energy policy and by default a state energy policy," he said.The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation could be back-doored into administering...
Alaska, Japanese agencies sign agreement

...and a representative of Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.Balash said the agency sets Japan's energy policy and works closely with Japan's utility market.The gas line project is in a phase of preliminary engineering and...
My Turn: Facts emerge in support of YES vote

...across the state. Please vote Yes on 1.? Jim Sykes is a longtime observer of oil and gas development and state energy policy. His preceding comment is his own and does not represent the Mat-Su Borough Assembly, on which he serves.


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