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Forum a (mostly) one-sided affair

...make sure the state gets its fair share," as Kito put it.Each candidate also supports moving forward with a natural gas pipeline, though some were more skeptical than others.Munoz said she believes the Legislature is "definitely on the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-28/forum-mostly-one-sided-affair
Local
Empire Editorial: For governor of Alaska, Parnell is the right pick

...to natural gas, Parnell's pipeline has brought the state closer than ever to construction of a trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline. Walker has said he could renegotiate or even scrap that deal, and that makes us nervous.Parnell has been criticized...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-28/empire-editorial-governor-alaska-parn
Opinion
Federal agency expresses concern with dam studies

...region in Alaska.But critics question the cost and see it as unnecessary with the state also pursuing a major natural gas pipeline project. The Susitna River Coalition says the dam would hurt salmon runs, harm wildlife habitat and turn seasonal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/federal-agency-expresses-concern-dam-st
State
A tale of two bills

...system squelch the state's chances of developing a natural gas pipeline and liquefaction plant? The answer is yes, no...with pre-engineering work for a trans-Alaska natural gas pipeline, there was Senate Bill 21, Gov. Sean Parnell's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/tale-two-bills
State | Local | SB21
SB21 adds drops, not gusher in first months

...Neither side) can claim the whole truth one way or the other."Mark Myers, a geologist and former state natural gas pipeline coordinator, said he doesn't believe any production can yet be claimed a result of SB21. The flat production...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/sb21-adds-drops-not-gusher-first-months
Local | SB21
My Turn: History shows Walker and Mallott made the smart move

...much we fund the base student allocation for our schools. In the other big issue the state wrestled with, the natural gas pipeline, the Obama administration stayed out of the way except to say through Larry Persily, the federal coordinator...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-08/my-turn-history-shows-walker-and-mall
Opinion
Gubernatorial races low-key for primary

...have generally widespread acceptance by Alaskans."Walker, who has long pushed for an "all-Alaska" major natural gas pipeline, has said he would aggressively lead the fight to develop Alaska's resources. In announcing his candidacy last...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-17/gubernatorial-races-low-key-primary
State
Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...the new Petroleum Profits Tax, or PPT, on the producers as a bargaining chip in negotiations over a deal on a natural gas pipeline, which were underway in 2005 and 2006.The new tax was actually a tax increase on the producers because the deal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/evolution-alaskas-oil-taxes
State
My Turn: The word Parnell refuses to say: 'deficit'

...uncertified contractor's work resulted in EPA violations.Then there are those endless, wasteful studies - three natural gas pipeline studies under Parnell and not one piece of pipe ordered. In fact, a recent assessment concluded that of all of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-16/word-parnell-refuses-say-deficit
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Cheap, plentiful coal will power the Interior for decades to come

...economically sustainable - and barring unforeseen advances in technology or yet-unfunded megaprojects like a natural gas pipeline or the Susitna-Watana hydroelectric dam, they won't be for decades to come.Fortunately for those concerned...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-06/alaska-editorial-cheap-plentiful-coal
Opinion

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