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2 injured in Chiniak banya explosion

...flown outside Kodiak for further care.Alaska State Troopers say they were in a banya Tuesday when they accidentally used fuel oil instead of water.Troopers spokesman Eric Olsen said they are investigating, but don't believe it was anything other...
What's next for Sean Parnell?

...Interior Energy Project is on track to deliver gas to Fairbanks and North Pole by 2016. Those Interior communities pay for fuel oil and a small household pays $1,500 to $2,000 a month to heat their homes. A lot of our rural communities are in...
Deal inked for North Slope LNG plant

...regularly violates federal air quality standards for particulates. Wood stoves used by people trying to cut down on their fuel oil bills contribute to the problem.A bill signed last year by Gov. Sean Parnell launched the Interior Energy Project...
Heating fuel prices down

Fuel oil and diesel prices are down from last year's...Delivery by air adds to costs, resulting in fuel oil prices of $7 per gallon in some communities...owner of distributor Polar Fuel, said fuel oil is now selling for about $2.69 per gallon...
Rough seas for ship being towed in Bering Sea

...carrying canola seeds and nearly a half-million gallons of fuel oil continued its slow journey to a safe harbor Sunday as a...Liberia-flagged ship is carrying more than 457,500 gallons of fuel oil, nearly 12,000 gallons of diesel fuel and 10,000 gallons...
JPD search for heating oil thieves top crime of the week

...Hatch sad a citizen from the 9000 block of North Douglas Highway called JPD on April 3 to report 350 gallons of heating fuel oil stolen from his fuel tank.The man said the theft occurred sometime in the previous four weeks. The locking gas cap...
Crime of the Week: Theft of heating oil

...Paul Hatch said in a release that a resident in the 300 block of East Street in Douglas reported the theft of heating fuel oil on Sept. 28.The fuel tank was built into a porch attached to the house. Beneath the tank were a hose and funnels taped...
Fuel thief drains post office tank

FAIRBANKS - The high cost of fuel oil is motivating some people to steal. The postmaster in...the tank topped off in April in anticipation of higher fuel oil prices this fall. Ackiss said his boss told him the staff...
Fairbanks pollution initiative to appear on ballot

...emitted by wood stoves, pellet stoves and outdoor hydronic heaters that are used as alternatives to burning expensive fuel oil. Breathing the tiny particles measuring 2.5 micrometers or less is a health threat to the young, the elderly and the...
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...she said. "There's a growing interest in Juneau for biomass.""It's a local fuel as opposed to barging in fuel oil," she said.Also at the Board of Forestry meeting, State Forester Chris Maisch gave an update on SB28, a measure...


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