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Study: Tongass transition stalled

...economic development actions to stabilize communities in Southeast Alaska by providing jobs around forest restoration, renewable energy, tourism and recreation, subsistence, fisheries and mariculture," a 2010 news release from the service stated...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/study-tongass-transition-stalled
Local
My Turn: The climate marches past Alaska

...properly designed carbon tax creates more jobs, not fewer. A properly designed carbon tax is one that invests in renewable energy and provides a middle class-tax break.The Unity Team of Bill Walker and Bryon Mallott just posted its climate...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-28/my-turn-climate-marches-past-alaska
Opinion
Climate change crusaders cruise through Juneau

...leave everything behind to travel the world, using renewable energy and their own muscle to educate people about the...makes their endeavor unique is the choice to use only renewable energy sources and their own muscle to get from one place...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/climate-change-crusaders-cruise-through
Local
Letter: Hollis French for Lieutenant Governor

...during that time I've watched him work very hard on the issues that I think are the most important: education, renewable energy and a fair oil tax. He is always prepared, professional and courteous to his colleagues and the public. He never...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-18/hollis-french-lieutenant-governor
Letters
Group meeting to aid in Tongass transition

...Management Plan to one more focused on fishing and renewable energy. "We have every renewable energy resource in Southeast Alaska," Hardcastle...communities." In addition to fishing and renewable energy, the committee meetings on Aug. 6-8 in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-25/group-meeting-aid-tongass-transition
State
My Turn: New CO2 rule should be applied to oil, gas industries

...expanded to include the oil and gas power sector, which in Alaska is the single largest emission source. Alaska's Renewable Energy Fund has been helpful, but absent emissions regulation or a carbon tax, it will clearly not be enough to substantially...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-06/my-turn-new-co2-rule-should-be-applie
Opinion
Commentary: In Juneau, electricity comes cheap

...Lake Dorothy Hydroelectric Project - requiring an enormously complicated lake tap - means Juneau uses 100 percent renewable energy resources. Yet somehow AEL&P managed to make these investments while keeping the costs low for us.What is the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-05-07/commentary-juneau-electricity-comes-c
Opinion
Six new biomass projects projected for the state

...more entities have submitted applications to the AEA.The biomass projects to be funded this year by the state's Renewable Energy Fund are those in Galena, Kake, Ketchikan, Haines, Minto and Yakutat."These are good projects," Plentovich...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-20/six-new-biomass-projects-projected-stat
Local
Letter: Find a real energy solution

...Authority points to the state's "50 percent renewable energy goal" to justify its proposed $5 billion-plus...large hydro is not considered to be "renewable energy." Why not?The goal of renewable energy is to minimize the footprint of energy...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-02-28/letter-find-real-energy-solution
Letters
Furthering entrepreneurial spirit, innovation

...improving the health of local communities through renewable energy, forest restoration, timber, tourism, subsistence...five areas: ocean products, visitor products, renewable energy, mining services and supply, and research and development...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-01-24/furthering-entrepreneurial-spirit-inn
Opinion

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