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My Turn: Murkowski: President's Alaska goal should be partnership

...from oil production. Our Permanent Fund gave the world a model of how to transform non-renewable wealth into a renewable resource. But Alaskans have also created the Renewable Energy Grant Fund, the Home Energy Rebate and other programs designed...
Despite looming cut, changes to timber program debated

...said the bill - introduced by Gov. Bill Walker - goes against the Alaska Constitution, which says Alaska's renewable resources "shall be utilized, developed and maintained on the sustained yield principle."The committee held the bill yet...
State | Local | AK legislature
Mine project splits major state industries

...political observers, Hackney is running a super PAC that supports Sullivan's candidacy.Anders Gustafson runs the Renewable Resources Coalition, an anti-Pebble group that includes Alaska Natives in the mine's vicinity, fishermen and Gillam...
Williams is 'absolutely' Road proponent

...asked Williams what the legislature can do to revive Southeast's logging industry."Logging is a very important renewable resource that needs to be taken advantage of, obviously responsibly," Williams said. "The federal government is the one...
Questions raised about Bristol Bay mine initiative

...would happen if additional permits were needed after the Legislature acted.Gustafson, executive director of the Renewable Resources Coalition, said the intent is for legislative involvement at the end of the permitting process, to allow for...
Balash heads to Japan with BP to market LNG

...also recognizes that Alaska has one of the world's largest portfolios of undeveloped oil, gas, minerals and renewable resources, and that Alaska has historic status as a "foundation LNG supplier to Japan" through the ConocoPhillips Kenai...
My Turn: Alaska Department of Fish and Game, politics or science?

...essential for the top level advisers to our governor and Legislature.Maximizing long-term sustained yields of renewable resources requires the brightest, most far-sighted leaders possible. How can we be assured of getting them, instead...
My Turn: When in doubt, vote for bipartisanship

...The issue is familiar enough to Alaskans across the state that a recent poll conducted earlier this month by the Renewable Resources Coalition just had to ask the question this way: "As you may know, some companies would like to build a mine...
Senator upbeat at Sitka luncheon

...then shifted to Southeast Alaska. "From a federal policy perspective, hydroelectric power is not considered a renewable resource," she said. "They obviously don't live in the Tongass." Murkowski toured the Blue Lake Dam while in Sitka...
My Turn: Alaskans can't fully trust Big Oil

...enough to vote "no," we are pretty much giving our oil away once again. It will not be replenished like our renewable resources. Once our oil is gone, it is gone forever. Alaskans will likely not benefit from other oil finds as we have...


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