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My Turn: Alaska can't afford two mega-energy projects

...dam, you will still need the gas regardless."The Susitna dam would also fail to meet the needs of rural Alaskans who...clear. Let's stop throwing good money after bad. The Susitna dam is flawed and unnecessary. Put an end to its funding...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-04-08/my-turn-alaska-cant-afford-two-mega-e
Opinion
Letter: Find a real energy solution

...energy goal" to justify its proposed $5 billion-plus Susitna dam, according your Feb. 18 article (Dam project draws...renewable" if they were less than 50 megawatts.The Susitna dam is rated at 600 megawatts, 12 times Congressman Young's...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-02-28/letter-find-real-energy-solution
Letters
My Turn: Trading salmon for kilowatts is bad energy policy for alaskans

...3 commentary on the proposed Susitna dam by Alaska Energy Authority's...impacts of dams. But the proposed Susitna dam is the antithesis of sustainable...not the case with the proposed Susitna dam. The over $5 billion cost is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-11/my-turn-trading-salmon-kilowatts-bad-
Opinion
Alaska editorial: Southern comfort: Could Cook Inlet gas provide more power again?

...problems are indeed being solved, then an opportunity to continue this time-tested strategy exists.Construction of the Susitna dam could render the use of gas-fired generation unnecessary, but, even if the state encounters no obstacles in its...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-08-02/alaska-editorial-southern-comfort-cou
Opinion
Hydro project planners submit environmental plans

...one of the negative effects the hydroelectric project would have. Richard Leo, board president of the Coalition for Susitna Dam Alternatives, said the dam will radically change winter river flow and could harm salmon in their first year of life...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-19/hydro-project-planners-submit-environme
State
Back Susitna: State needs support for its study plans

...economic development. Today, the Susitna dam could be a key to sustaining the...from legal challenges.When the Susitna dam last was being seriously considered...emissions - burdens from which the Susitna dam would be entirely exempt.The...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-01-10/back-susitna-state-needs-support-its-
Opinion
Senate updated on Mat-Su dam

...line, another potentially multibillion-dollar project to help meet the energy needs of Alaskans. The Coalition for Susitna Dam Alternatives also has said the risk of catastrophic failure cannot be dismissed, noting a 7.9 earthquake was recorded...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-02-20/senate-updated-mat-su-dam
State
My Turn: Alaska's Constitution - for the maximum benefit of its people

...reinvestment, will come at the expense of the Alaska Permanent Fund, the Permanent Fund Dividend, Capital Projects, a Susitna Dam, and statewide people services.? Anselm Staack is a CPA and an attorney, who instructs accounting and private...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-01-16/my-turn-alaskas-constitution-maximum-
Opinion
Alaska Editorial: Good hydro news - Susitna Dam project back on track

This editorial first appeared in the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: Important field studies on the Susitna hydroelectric project will be able to proceed this summer thanks to a reasonable ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-01-24/alaska-editorial-good-hydro-news-susi
Opinion
Benson leads Dems in House election

...a dam and hydroelectric project on the Susitna River. A Knik Arm crossing would create space for manufacturing; a Susitna Dam would provide cheap power, he said. Young began is political career in rural Alaska. Living in Fort Yukon, 145 miles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082306/sta_20060823025.shtml
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