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Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest

...produced in the North Sea to date," Shell's site says. "Developing Arctic resources could be essential to securing energy supplies for the future, but it will mean balancing economic, environmental and social challenges."The activists see it...
A tale of two bills

...Fundamentally, LNG is about long-term commercial agreements; where a country commits to Alaska to provide a portion of its energy supply."Leighow added that repealing SB21 would send the wrong message to businesses."Instability tells the international...
State | Local | SB21
Consultants suggest possibly revisiting Cook Inlet credits

...Alaska's population, he said in an interview. The state should continue on its current course until it knows those energy supplies are secure, Micciche said.Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, said it's worth evaluating the state's...
State | AK legislature
Energy Dep't seeks methane hydrate proposals

...clean-burning fuel and an important bridge to a time when non-carbon sources will supply more of the nation's energy supply. Since no one has figured out the extraction puzzle, it's uncertain exactly how it could be used.Critics say...
Official: Tie between gas project, referendum

...natural gas is about long-term commercial agreements, "where a country commits to Alaska to provide a portion of its energy supply.""Instability tells the international market that Alaska's actions may not be trusted in the long-term, which...
My Turn: U.S. must show resolve against Russian aggression

...situation mandates that some suffering be tolerated. Just as Japan was forced to struggle to provide itself with adequate energy supplies when its entire nuclear industry was shut down in the wake of the tsunami-induced Fukushima reactor meltdown, Germany...
NPR-A: Misguided federal policy

...Harding's action logically devoted over 20 million acres of the Territory of Alaska to a worthy national purpose, secure energy supplies for the United States Navy. Secure domestic petroleum sources are every bit as important to our country today, if...
Energy bill misses some opportunities

...Unlike previous efforts, this time Congress actually passed an energy bill. But the end result is not something that will protect the nation's security and economy from long-term dependence on unstable, volatile energy supplies.
Alaska needs more hydroelectric projects

...internal economic soundness to make it the most logical choice. Hydroelectricity provides about one-fifth of global energy supply, but almost 90 percent of all renewable energy. If we choose to pursue the hydroelectric potential of our region...
Senate endorses drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

...Bush's top energy priorities. Bush, in Argentina for a two-day summit, hailed the vote. "Increasing our domestic energy supply will help lower gasoline prices and utility bills," he said in a statement. "We can and should produce more crude...


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