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My Turn: Cracks in the door

...of shortages and spiraling inflation, as well as to channel then-newly-flowing Alaskan North Slope oil to the U.S. West Coast rather than to Japan, the U.S. Congress enacted the Energy Policy and Conservation Act in 1975. The law directed...
Souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

...documented that souring seas caused by carbon-dioxide emissions are dissolving pteropods in the wild right now along the U.S. West Coast. That is damaging a potentially important link in the marine food web far sooner than expected."What we found...
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...scientists five years ago saw chemical changes off the U.S. West Coast that hadn't been expected for half a century.Meanwhile...ocean. Their initial results, looking at just the U.S. West Coast, are disturbing."Right now, for acidification...
Sakhalin gas development may serve Alaska interests

...with LNG from Sakhalin and other sources in Asia and U.S. West Coast markets. Mitsubishi Corp. is one of the partners...indicated that Alaska LNG can be delivered to the U.S. West Coast for $3.25 per million BTUs and to Japan for $3...
Alaska Editorial: 'All-Alaska' gas line economics don't add up

...gas piped to Valdez, liquefied, loaded aboard expensive tankers, hauled to ports somewhere on the Canadian or U.S. West Coast, turned back into gas and then sent by pipe to consumers would be worth less to Alaska in taxes and royalties than...
Gas development authority abandons plans for lobbyist

...natural gas pipeline to Valdez, where gas would be liquefied and shipped to potential buyers in the Far East or on the U.S. West Coast. Senate President Gene Therriault, a North Pole Republican, and House Finance Co-Chairman John Harris, a Valdez...
No harmful levels of radioactivity expected in US

...the thousands of miles separating Japan and the U.S., including Hawaii, Alaska, U.S. territories and the U.S. West Coast, the agency said no harmful levels of radioactivity are expected. The NRC is coordinating with the Energy Department...
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Natural gas authority seeks more money, cites voters' support

...natural gas pipeline to Valdez, where gas would be liquefied and shipped to potential buyers in the Far East or on the U.S. West Coast. Alaskans approved the authority be a 2-to-1 margin. "I think Ballot Measure 3 beat almost every legislator...
Despite recession, Alaska's airport business picking up

...good news for financially hard-hit airlines. Alaska's airport landing fees are lower than those at competing U.S. West Coast airports like Seattle-Tacoma International, and the fact that fees have been stable, and even lowered, during...
My Turn: All benefit from all-Alaska pipeline

...the existing oil pipeline (TAPS) to Valdez. The gas is then liquefied and shipped by tanker to markets in the U.S. West Coast, Asia, British Columbia and Hawaii. Keeping the gasline in Alaska has so many positive possibilities for Alaskans...


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