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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...
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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...
GOP leader Ruedrich may settle with state

...when he sent an attorney general's opinion to lawyer Kyle Parker, who represented Evergreen on matters pertaining to methane gas development in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. But Ruedrich said he didn't realize until after he sent the memo...
My turn: Do people's votes really count?

...bridge. Now it appears that our road policies are as wrong-headed as our oil and gas policies. Remember the shallow methane gas debacle in Southcentral Alaska? Outside firms were sold the right to explore and profit from private lands. After...
Ruedrich, state settle over ethics charges

...privileged e-mail and attachment to attorney Kyle Parker, who represented Evergreen Resources on matters pertaining to methane gas development in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. Incompatible outside voluntary service for the Republican Party of...
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...
This Day in History

...Californians. In 2002, the No. 5 Florida Gators crushed No. 6 Maryland 56-23 in the Orange Bowl. In 2006, a methane gas explosion at the Sago Mine in West Virginia claimed the lives of 12 miners, but one miner, Randal McCloy Jr., was...
Alaska Digest

...constituents turn in recall petition ANCHORAGE - The group hoping to boot state Sen. Scott Ogan out of office for favoring a methane gas drilling company over constituents turned in its recall application and first round of signatures Tuesday. The Ogan...
Drilling mud spills at Repsol exploratory well

...Nuiqsut, about 625 miles north of Anchorage.Spanish oil company Repsol evacuated workers from the site over concerns of methane gas. The North Slope Borough said in a release that the well is not under control, and gas was being vented through a...
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...


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