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Fairbanks cooperative Golden Valley Electric applies for pipeline permit

...Star Borough out of compliance with federal clean air regulations.GVEA purchases power generated in part by natural gas turbines in southcentral Alaska and relies on diesel to generate additional power.The permit application with the Department...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-28/fairbanks-cooperative-golden-valley-ele
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Empire editorial: Commitment provides benefit

...and to invest in the equipment needed to use local electricity to reduce emissions. We acknowledge the conversion to gas turbine engines by some other cruise lines. As older ships are replaced by new ones, we encourage all lines to take advantage...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071402/opi_edboard.shtml
Opinion
Local Briefs

...company's cruise ship operations. The event runs from 5 to 6 p.m. in the Egan Room. Royal Caribbean is touting its new gas turbine engines, which have drastically reduced air emissions. Two of the first three ships ever to use the technology are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082001/Loc_briefs.shtml
Local
Calmer cruise waters

...If it takes away your view of the mountains, then it is a problem for you." Two RCI ships with cleaner-burning gas turbine engines, as well as Princess Cruises' unique dockside power plug-in, are putting pressure on the entire industry...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082101/Loc_cruiseships.shtml
Local
Act now to boost the state's economy

...40-year-old ships designed before recreational vehicles, before the American Disabilities Act, before computers, before gas turbines, before air and water discharge rules and before international safety at sea rules? The three original mainliners...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120901/opE_williams.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Juneau today. Celebrity Cruises' Infinity has a pair of gas turbine engines and a single steam turbine instead of the traditional...other cruise ships. According to Celebrity Cruises, the gas turbine engines reduce nitrous oxide emissions by 80 percent...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050801/Loc_Briefly.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ships in Alaska this year that use gas-turbine engines that emit far less smoke...air opacity violations from the gas-turbine powered ships. Princess Cruises...building five ships that will use gas-turbine engines while in port and a cleaner...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070101/Loc_Smoke.shtml
Some ships still appear to put out too much smoke

...ships in Alaska this year that use gas-turbine engines that emit far less smoke...air opacity violations from the gas-turbine powered ships. Princess Cruises...building five ships that will use gas-turbine engines while in port and a cleaner...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070101/Loc_Smoke.html
Local
Passenger fee nets $3 million

...the number of passengers it brings to Juneau 25 percent by adding one of its giant new "environmentally friendly" gas-turbine ships to its current four-ship schedule, said John Cox, vice president for government relations. Still for Cox...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101300/Loc_ThreeMil.html
Local
Coast Guard cutter visits Juneau

...three-high bunks. More senior officers bunk in four- or two-person rooms. The Hamilton's two 1,800 horsepower gas turbines propel it to speeds up to 28 knots; two additional 3,500 horsepower diesel engines allow for economical sailing at...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020611/loc_781591561.shtml
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