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My Turn: Best way to advance AKLNG is together

...and the collective spirit that reflects the best of Alaska.Today, Alaska is confronted with recent events in the offshore oil sector, our state and nation's fiscal condition and the impacts of a changing climate. This unsettling landscape...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-27/my-turn-best-way-advance-aklng-togeth
Opinion
Empire Editorial: 'Kayaktavists' and a whole lot of head-shaking

...evidenced by Shell's bid (as well as the huge amounts of money they put up to win drilling rights) to drill the first offshore oil well in the Chukchi Sea. According to that article, the U.S. Geological Survey estimates the Arctic holds an oil...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-10-09/empire-editorial-kayaktavists-and-who
Opinion
Groups seek end to all Arctic Ocean drilling

...Sharp said.Greenpeace remains opposed to Arctic offshore oil development and will turn its attention to other Alaska...decision ended hope that within a decade or so Arctic offshore oil could help replenish the trans-Alaska pipeline. Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-30/groups-seek-end-all-arctic-ocean-drilli
State
Obama supports expanded icebreaker fleet

...support of new icebreakers came on the heels of the restoring of Denali's name and a relatively robust defense of offshore oil drilling in the Arctic, which may have left many Alaskans surprised to be agreeing with the president on multiple issues...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-10/obama-supports-expanded-icebreaker-fl
Opinion
Letter: develop Alaska's oil

...Consumer Energy Alliance surveyed (consumerenergyalliance.org/offshore-energy-poll). Alaskans for their views on offshore oil and gas drilling in the Arctic. They found that 73 percent of Alaskans support development efforts in our Outer Continental...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-09-07/letter-develop-alaskas-oil
Letters
Alaska Editorial: Sen. Murkowski's bipartisan effort would help Alaska, nation

...Murkowski chose to focus on ending the oil export ban in separate legislation and didn't include Alaska priorities such as offshore oil revenue sharing or drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.That's wise. The U.S. is in dire need of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-07/alaska-editorial-sen-murkowskis-bipar
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 27, 2015

...to move forward.We may not enjoy the fact that Alaska is reliant on oil, but changing that fact will take time. Offshore oil makes up part of the off-ramp from the oil superhighway.Because a Shell icebreaker had an accident and won't be...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-27/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Arctic drilling vessel heading to Oregon for repair

ANCHORAGE - Shell oil company will send a damaged ship carrying equipment required for Arctic offshore oil drilling from Alaska back to the West Coast for repairs.Royal Dutch Shell PLC's drilling schedule for two exploratory wells...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-14/arctic-drilling-vessel-heading-oregon-r
State
Shell heads for Alaska while awaiting final drilling permits

...barrels in the Alaska outer continental shelf.Drilling is bitterly opposed by environmental groups that say Arctic offshore oil is best left in the ground. Burning Arctic oil will add to climate warming, disturb an ecosystem under stress from...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-28/shell-heads-alaska-while-awaiting-final
State
New bill promises Alaska a share of Arctic oil revenue

...We feel we've got our best chance," Dillon said.Under the bill, Alaska would receive 15 percent of federal offshore oil and gas revenue between 2016 and 2026. Half of that - 7.5 percent - would go to the state directly. The other half...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/new-bill-promises-alaska-share-arctic-o
State

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