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My Turn: SEACC is for multi-use national forests

...spent several weeks in the Pacific Northwest and British Columbia, studying value-added timber-product manufacturing facilities, analyzing markets, and researching shipping costs for Alaska products. He came up with an excellent report...
U.S. Forest Service seeks comment on Couverden timber sale

...interview. "Better grades of hemlock and spruce will always sell," he said. "It is farther removed from manufacturing facilities in Southeast, but the quality of wood, if it exists, could offset transportation costs." The Forest Service...
Stephanie Madsen will work hard for District 2

...solution of re-using recyclables locally and creating programs to encourage entrepreneurs to invest in small manufacturing facilities that use recycled products are more ambitious proposals that would likely work better when the city itself is...
CIRI markets Fire Island as possible air cargo hub

...its 3,226 Fire Island acres to cargo facilities and support industries such as warehouses or possibly even manufacturing facilities. The U.S. Coast Guard and the Federal Aviation Administration own the remaining 1,104 acres. CIRI hired...
My Turn: Alaska needs to revitalize dormant timber industry

...of any fish or wildlife species ever becoming threatened or endangered. Integrating sawmills and other wood manufacturing facilities is likely to need 300 million board feet. No one will make multi-million dollar investments in efficient...
Lecturer wants end to oil dependency an energy-company executive as mandated by U.S. energy policy. "I spent a lot of my career taking manufacturing facilities and moving them into other countries," Brown said. Locally and nationwide, getting to renewable or locally...


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