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Native corporation considers lawsuit against city of Anchorage

...response to a dispute over revenues from the sale of methane gas.Eklutna Inc. CEO Curtis McQueen said his corporation...be entitled only to net profits from the sale of the methane gas. Madden said Eklutna's argument does not account for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-31/native-corporation-considers-lawsuit-ag
State
Lagos aims to use trash to make electric power in new program

...advantage by starting a program to convert waste into methane gas to generate electricity. A pilot program at a local...pipes are stuck vertically into the ground to gather methane gas."Those will eventually fire boilers that create electricity...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-03-13/lagos-aims-use-trash-make-electric-po
Not For Web
On the Trails: Not earthworms, but ice worms!

...Known as methane-hydrate ice worms, they live in burrows near the surface of methane hydrate mounds that form when methane gas molecules bubble up and get trapped in a lattice of water molecules at low temperatures (just above freezing) and...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/trails-not-earthworms-ice-worms
Outdoors
BP pursues methane energy deposits

...BP is launching an effort to map methane gas deposits beneath the North Slope...methods to efficiently convert methane gas into a clean-burning energy source...Alaska than conventional gas. Methane gas hydrates are formed when a cage-like...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103001/Biz_bizbp.shtml
Business
Northwest Digest

Usibelli looking into methane gas FAIRBANKS - The state is considering...Energy Inc. to explore for coal bed methane gas in the Healy basin next to Denali...there's a high potential for shallow methane gas in the coal deposits around the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092605/sta_20050926011.shtml
News
Coal-bed methane proposals raise a certain stink in the Valley

...coal-bed methane was. Then Washburn got word of town hall meetings in Big Lake and Palmer to talk about plans to drill for methane gas trapped in coal seams from Talkeetna to Chickaloon beneath both public and private property. If the plans are carried...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091503/sta_coal.shtml
News
Climate trouble may be bubbling up in far north

...ablaze. "It's essentially pure methane." Pure methane, gas bubbling up from underwater vents, escaping into northern...100 feet high. With underwater robots, he detected methane gas leaking from these seabed features, which resemble...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083109/sta_488104746.shtml
Abandoning mine safety

...cause of the explosion, which killed at least 25 people, hasn't been determined, it's probable that a buildup of methane gas or coal dust was to blame. Indeed, federal regulators have issued 124 citations on the mine so far this year for safety...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041310/opi_606354136.shtml
Opinion
State Republican chairman won't quit

...Conservation Commission, acknowledged sending a confidential memo to an attorney and lobbyist for a company developing methane gas. He admitted to engaging in partisan political activity at his state office, on occasion using his personal cellular...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062404/sta_chairman.shtml
News
It's the Dipsy hour for dads with infants

...that an apartment in Ennis, Tex., caught fire when a soiled diaper left in a plastic bag on a hot patio released methane gas, which caused the bag to "erupt into flames.'' If a single diaper, under the right conditions, can cause that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091700/Ope_Dipsy.html
Opinion

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