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USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

...research project at the time. But animals at the university are used to study such areas as behavior, metabolism, energy use and reproduction, Grimes said."The incident was serious several years ago, and it's still very serious now...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/usda-files-complaint-against-uaf-over-m
State
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...Plentovich said.At the state Board of Forestry meeting Wednesday, Plentovich gave a presentation on the growth of biomass energy use in Alaska and new Environmental Protection Agency proposals that could affect Alaska's biomass boilers.The AEA is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-20/six-new-biomass-projects-projected-stat
Local
Letter: Find a real energy solution

...is not considered to be "renewable energy." Why not?The goal of renewable energy is to minimize the footprint of energy use. Unfortunately, big dams have enormous impacts on other resources - like salmon - and the economies they support...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-02-28/letter-find-real-energy-solution
Letters
SE Alaska's new energy road map

...heating from oil to electric has taxed community hydroelectric projects, among other findings.The plan is a guidepost to energy use and development in 30 Southeast Alaska communities. The integrated resource plan was completed under direction of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-01/se-alaskas-new-energy-road-map
State | Local
City to update its web presence

...The new site to be built by the City and Borough of Juneau staff could offer tips on recycling, local food, water and energy use and possibly even a carpool network. Tips like 'where can I grow my own food?' or 'what can I do about climate change...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-04/city-update-its-web-presence
Local
State to revamp office spaces

...they weren't designed to have computers and printers."Thayer said the new standards will also have an impact of energy use. "In some of these buildings we're realizing that as soon as you take down walls, you're affecting the heating...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-30/state-revamp-office-spaces
State
State employees union to fight new space standards

...space heaters, personal refrigerators, microwaves and coffee makers in employee cubicles. The state blamed excessive energy use and wasted space on such appliances. Duncan sent a letter on July 1 to the Department of Administration requesting the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-04/state-employees-union-fight-new-space-s
State
Alaska on the page, 2012

...Battle at the Top of the World for America's Future" by Bob Reiss; Business Plus. This book approaches the topic of energy use and environmental protection from the view of an Inupiat Eskimo leader on Alaska's North Slope and the head of Shell...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-12-13/alaska-page-2012
Art
Volt for a day: a peek into the future of electric vehicles

...engine noise - and dominated by energy awareness. If you've only 40 miles of charge available you pay attention to the energy use modes and the screens and the graphics showing your energy flow pattern and energy efficiency level are quite alluring...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-15/volt-day-peek-future-electric-vehicle
Opinion
Sustainable architecture grows in Juneau

...Star program focuses on reducing energy use, a primary weapon against climate...Design) standard focuses on reducing energy use as well, but also requires the sustainable...being built to old standards. An energy use reduction of even 50 percent or more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103110/nei_728794467.shtml
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