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Oil company seeks to export Yukon crude from Skagway

...company instead plans to truck oil to Skagway, then send it south on barges that already haul refined fuel - gasoline, fuel oil and diesel - north.According to a letter emailed to Skagway borough officials, Northern Cross anticipates shipping...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-09/oil-company-seeks-export-yukon-crude-sk
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-20/six-new-biomass-projects-projected-stat
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Climate researcher: There's still time, but not much

...residents. Economic modelers Hansen cited in his paper suggested that the higher prices people would pay for gasoline and fuel oil would be offset by the dividends.Nuclear power is also an essential part of the equation, said Hansen, as is reforestation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-31/alaska-science-forum-climate-researc
Outdoors
Students push for Fairbanks clean air rules

...emitted by wood stoves, pellet stoves and outdoor hydronic heaters that are used as alternatives to burning expensive fuel oil. Use of some heaters would be banned when airborne particulate matter passed a certain concentration.Fairbanks and...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-23/students-push-fairbanks-clean-air-rules
State
School construction up despite reduced capital budget

...school day, Avey said.Portions of the school are heated with an electric boiler, but Avey said upgrading the school's fuel oil furnace will "significantly improve its energy efficiency."Without the state money, he said the district would be...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-26/school-construction-despite-reduced-cap
State
Mechanic, Plant/Fuel Distribution System Job in Kodiak 99615, Alaska US

...to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Job is performed in an outside setting with exposure fuels, oil and related products. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS: As a condition...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/?ch=alaskajobnet/Mechanic-Plant-Fuel-Distr
Government and Military
Mechanic, Plant/Fuel Distribution System Job in Kodiak 99615, Alaska US

...to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Job is performed in an outside setting with exposure fuels, oil and related products. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None ADDITIONAL QUALIFYING FACTORS: As a condition...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/?ch=alaskajobnet/Mechanic-Plant-Fuel-Distr
Government and Military
GVEA sees savings in first quarter of wind farm

...association spokeswoman, Cassandra Cerny, told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner that the savings expressed as a swap for fuel oil is an oversimplification because wind power also offset other power sources. However, the savings cut the diesel bill...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-08/gvea-sees-savings-first-quarter-wind-fa
State
My Turn: Vote down the oil tax reform bill

...and affecting costs everywhere. All of us experience the painful effect of that demand at the filling station and in fuel oil bills. And in that demand resides the oil company incentive to increase production everywhere, including Alaska.Until...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-04-08/my-turn-vote-down-oil-tax-reform-bill
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-09/crime-week-theft-heating-oil
Local

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