Study calls Skagway-Yukon electrical link financially feasible

...telecommunications cable and the West Creek hydroelectric project, a 25 megawatt dam envisioned for a location near Dyea.Gene Therriault, energy policy and outreach director for the Alaska Energy Authority, said Alaska and the Yukon began studying the...
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Loan approved for Prince of Wales hydro project

...Power and Telephone Co., which says the project could significantly cut costs.Energy Authority deputy director Gene Therriault says the island will be able to produce more energy than it currently needs once the project is complete.Completion...
Governor considers state ownership of LNG plant

...state ownership of a gas liquefaction plant on the North Slope, a state official told a group of Interior citizens.Gene Therriault, deputy director of the Alaska Energy Authority, told the Lowell Group on Monday that it makes sense for Alaska...
Senate hashing out deal to balance '05 budget

...serious as we ever were," said Murkowski spokesman John Manly. After two days of shuttle diplomacy, Senate President Gene Therriault has brokered a deal that would increase education funding and make some concessions to Democrats. Sen. Lyman Hoffman...
Gas-line bill dead for now

...committee, said senators clearly would have let the whole bill die rather than accept the history requirement. Sen. Gene Therriault, a North Pole Republican who sponsored the school attendance bill, said that model Alaska history curriculum is...
Special session looms on Legislature's last day

...used 5 percent of the entire value of the fund to pay dividends and help fund state government. Senate President Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, said several hours before the end of the session that lawmakers in the majority and minority were...
Gov. adds 4 bills to session

...cannot be directly used to fund individual campaigns, but it could free up hard money for those purposes. Sen. Gene Therriault, R-North Pole, introduced the measure to help grass-roots parties grow. But many Democrats and Republicans...
Bill reroutes some permanent fund money to state operations

...Dyson of Eagle River, Lyda Green of Wasilla, Ralph Seekins and Gary Wilken of Fairbanks, Gary Stevens of Kodiak, Gene Therriault of North Pole, Thomas Wagoner of Kodiak, and Ben Stevens, Con Bunde, and John Cowdery of Anchorage. Timothy Inklebarger...
House passes bill on drilling permits, firing ranges

...also would exempt firing ranges from state waste disposal permitting requirements. The measure, sponsored by Sen. Gene Therriault, a North Pole Republican, was a response to two lawsuits filed by environmental groups. It passed the House by...
State Senate spurns minimum wage increase time we adjust the minimum wage up, but to tie it to this mechanism is where the fatal flaw is," said Sen. Gene Therriault, a North Pole Republican. Therriault said some economists believe the consumer price index overstates inflation...


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