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Opinion: Alaska's environmental standards aren't the best in the world

...scored 33rd.? In July 2013, CNN Money analyzed the state's energy, waste, environmental management and mass transit systems to come up with their "How Green is My State?" report. Alaska ranked 43rd in the nation. ? In 2010, the Wall...
Armed CG boats escort state ferries Passenger numbers have not dropped. "I haven't heard of anyone changing their plans," Manly said. Mass transit systems nationwide also are raising security levels. Andrew Petty can be reached at
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...water facilities, sewer lines, docks, parks, mass transit systems, libraries, clinics, courthouses and other public...Bold new investments are needed to create a modern mass transit system conducive to livable cities, one which will bring...
Outside editorial: Gas prices - Congress ducks harder choices

...the high cost of gas, Washington remains mystically silent about upgrading and investing in fuel-efficient mass transit. Systems continue to scrounge for money, threaten fare hikes, and plot service cutbacks to close their chronic deficits...
Better solutions than downtown parking living here because of over-crowdedness, over-development and pollution? The idea of a non-polluting mass-transit system is not new, but makes sense when you consider that not just visitors but locals would greatly benefit. (Think...
Pro: Wise investments can enhance America's dream

...built the most advanced infrastructure system ever - made up of highways, bridges, air and sea ports, rail and mass transit systems, dams and levees, and a modern electricity grid. Those investments put millions to work and fueled our economic...
Big turnout, big ideas at Capital City Forum

...with legislators Encouraging affordable housing Building the road to Skagway and Haines Investigating a light rail mass transit system Supporting more large-scale arts and culture events to draw out-of-town visitors Becoming a regional leader...
Local Briefs

...signatures calling for a study of a fixed-guideway mass transit system such as light rail. Easterwood said the committee...They also suggested the city study alternative mass transit systems and include public comment in an appendix to the...
Pro: Are hearings on American-Muslims necessary?

...up the Brooklyn Bridge, an office building in Dallas, a federal courthouse in Illinois, Washington's Metro mass transit system and the trans-Alaska pipeline. Just last month, a Colorado woman who converted to Islam pleaded guilty in federal...
Senate's Hurricane Sandy relief bill contains cash for Alaska

...criticized $13 billion in the Democratic bill for projects to protect against future storms, including fortifying mass transit systems in the Northeast. Republicans said however worthy such projects may be, they are not urgently needed and should...


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