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Pretty Paris' dirty secret: Pollution

...In France, that's because of decades-old tax breaks and regulations that stretch from the factory floor to the gas pump, and that the government is reluctant to lift despite growing evidence of health risks. Most trucks, public buses and...
Nation and World
'High risk' arrest at gas pump

With weapons drawn and lights flashing, Juneau police officers surrounded a grey Lexus at the Safeway gas station Thursday afternoon and arrested a man on a probation violation.
From car lots to city budgets, cheap oil means change

...You ask anyone on the street, including here in Long Beach, they're excited that they're paying less at the gas pump," said Mayor Robert Garcia. "But we do rely on oil particularly for these capital projects."But in the West Allis-West...
My Turn: Real leaders aren't scared to talk taxes

...they didn't even consider our annual Permanent Fund Dividend or the fact that we pay the lowest motor fuel tax at the gas pump. On the other side of the equation, the Tax Policy Center reports that the state spends more than double the national...
Letter: Fiscal certainty works both ways

...fiscal certainty" in order to stay in Alaska. The day any of us are promised fiscal certainty for heating oil or at the gas pump is the day we talk about fiscal certainty at the oil well.The multimillion-dollar ad campaign against Ballot Measure...
Opinion: Measuring 'the road's' value without subsidies

...dedicated to roads.The main source of revenue for the Trust Fund is the 18.4 cents per-gallon tax we pay at the gas pump. But a little more research into this reveals again just how much Alaskans prefer to spend other people's money. At...
Electric cars on the rise, city gets grant to support more

...of the two types of fully electric vehicles driven in Juneau, the other being the Chevrolet Volt. These cars skip the gas pump entirely, a major selling point for Barker, who was spending $450 per month filling up his two cars before he got the...
Is BP cutting production to blackmail Alaska?

...jury might find the oil companies owe Alaska a few billion dollars.BP controls Alaskan crude from the well head to the gas pump. They take Alaska's oil for the cost of production and transportation, plus local, state and federal taxes. BP's...
Juneau businesses, residents feel pinch at pump

...40-gallon gas tanks, which are now costing about an extra $40 a week per vehicle. "If you're paying for it at the gas pumps our customers are going to be feeling it too if we want to stay in business," Dusenberry said. He said gas has led...
Alaska editorial: In support of the governor's revenue plan

...If it decreases, Alaskans won't receive as much in oil royalties, but we would enjoy relief at the service station gas pumps and in our home-heating bills. If it increases, the state would receive even greater royalties and the communities...


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