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My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office chaired by the United States, has identified a heavy fuel oil spill as Arctic shipping's greatest potential threat...lead to ecosystem collapse.For these reasons, heavy fuel oil was banned in Antarctic waters in 2010. It should be kept...
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...
My Turn: Alaska LNG project

...resources. We want affordable natural gas to flow to our communities that still suffer under the fluctuating prices of fuel oil. And we want a project that includes the necessary elements - including participation of the North Slope producers and...
House passes fuel tax by a hair

...miles a year. A driver of the same vehicle that travels 23,400 miles a year would pay $11.70 in taxes.For heating fuel oil consumers, the additional tax on 1,500 gallons a year would amount to $15.The bill passed the House in a political...
State | AK legislature
As the Alaska Legislature makes cuts, ripples will splash across the state

...the "Community Energy Assistance Program."While billed as ways to help communities cope with the soaring cost of fuel - oil prices were on the upswing - those programs acted as de facto revenue sharing programs and allowed towns to shift money...
State | AK legislature
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...


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