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Noting a slower economy, Fed no closer to a rate hike

...fallen even farther from the 2 percent target as tumbling energy prices and a surging dollar have reduced prices.The statement...described as rising strongly, in part reflecting lower energy prices. It also mentioned that the housing recovery remained...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-30/noting-slower-economy-fed-no-closer-r
Not For Web
Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

...GVEA vice president of transmission and distribution. "But it just came out too high because of the logistics."Energy prices in Fairbanks are some of the highest on the Railbelt at 20 cents a kilowatt-hour. In comparison, the cost to produce...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-03/plans-suspended-double-wind-turbines-fi
State
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...reserves exist that could stabilize energy prices and help the economy overall...sources of energy that can stabilize energy prices, that's a win-win for business...helps the economy by lowering energy prices."Scott Ross, associate director...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/feds-eye-oil-gas-drilling-east-coast-al
State
Empire Editorial: The Case for Susitna Dam

...Moreover, it doesn't protect Alaska from swings in energy prices.The trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline will provide...cities and nations are turning to natural gas for energy. Prices will rise, and Alaska should not subject itself to...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-02/empire-editorial-case-susitna-dam
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...is a shorter commute to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley a more pressing need than, say, doing something about high energy prices in the Interior and rural communities? Natural gas line projects could provide a big payoff both in revenue, jobs...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-10/alaska-editorial-dwindling-appetite-m
Opinion
My Turn: SB21 is risky business

...pay the companies to produce North Slope oil.SB21 is not robust enough to effectively handle large variations in energy prices without exposing Alaska to tremendous risk. It is fiscal conservatives that should be objecting to SB21. No business...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-13/my-turn-sb21-risky-business
Opinion
Gasline legislation becomes law today

...natural gas pipeline."Fairbanks is the center of the state, and also one of the hardest-hit when it comes to energy prices," Parnell told the Empire when asked why he planned to sign the bill there. "They know firsthand what a gasline...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-08/gasline-legislation-becomes-law-today
State
My Turn: Putting partisan poltics aside

...challenge. The challenge before us is the economy, declining oil throughput, unprecedented deficit spending, exorbitant energy prices and the health, safety and wellbeing of our people. At stake is our children's future.We are in a crisis.When...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-04/my-turn-putting-partisan-poltics-asid
Opinion
Energy Sec: Obama committed to role for coal

...serious. The world is already seeing the effects in more severe floods, heat waves and droughts that drive up food and energy prices. Rising temperatures also stoke more intense storms that threaten electrical grids and other key infrastructure...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-30/energy-sec-obama-committed-role-coal
State
Alaska Senate hearing looks at rising fuel costs

...stories of thousand dollar energy bills, underscored the urgency and frustration surrounding the Interior's high energy prices and the need for something to be done as they continue to rise.The group, which met at the Noel Wien Library in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-12/alaska-senate-hearing-looks-rising-fuel
State

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