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Walker inks LNG agreement with Japanese company

...on the larger North Slope gas development.Officials say Japanese prefectures have been considering LNG to replace nuclear energy following the massive 2011 earthquake that shut down the Fukushima nuclear power plant.Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage...
Nuclear plan 'backed' by 6 world powers

...a nuclear bomb. Iran insists it is pursuing only nuclear energy, medical treatments and research.International...a nuclear bomb. Iran insists it is pursuing only nuclear energy, medical treatments and research, but the United...
My Turn: I love my Ford F250 4x4

...renewables.If you ever wonder if we are having a cumulative negative affect on earth by using petroleum, coal and nuclear energies, do this simple test. Take gasoline, diesel, coal or nuclear waste, breath it in, rub it all over your body...
New president says Iran ready for nuclear negotiations

...under international treaties to enrich uranium - a process that can be used to produce fuel for nuclear weapons or nuclear energy.Rouhani said Iran is prepared to immediately engage in nuclear negotiations on condition that the world acknowledge...
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for kids and scientists are unsure what the long-term effects of the radiation will be. Bortz weighs the benefits of nuclear energy against their potential for widespread and long-lasting harm. Appropriate photos make the extent of the disaster...
Caucuses offer lawmakers private way to schmooze at special interest expense

...Rahall II, D-W.Va., hit the course with a lobbyist for the Teamsters union and a retired admiral who heads the Nuclear Energy Institute. "It wasn't an accident," Rahall said of the pairing of his threesome. The lawmaker hails from an...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...shifting away from burning coal and oil for energy. Instead, in 1978, the country went nuclear. The problem with nuclear energy is the waste, he said. The problem with burning hydrocarbons is irreversible atmospheric change. Riley Woodford...
Alaska Digest

...central to his solution, which includes searching for alternative energy sources such as wind and geothermal. Even nuclear energy isn't out of the question, he said. These are all intended to achieve one thing: weaning villages from diesel...
Decision time nears on Iran's nukes

...range missiles, computer modeling of nuclear explosions, and other efforts that have nothing to do with producing nuclear energy. Then again, who actually believed Iran's claims - still continuing - that this is all about producing electricity...
Con: 'Green energy' is the best route to profitable public investment

...ultimately determined that increased energy efficiency and a high renewable portfolio standard target - along with nuclear energy and carbon capture and storage technology - would yield millions of full-time equivalent jobs.Nor should anyone...


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