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Historic day for HEA as they celebrate energy independence

A broad cross section of the community turned out Thursday, May 1st to celebrate HEA's energy independence day with an official ribbon cutting. "The plant actually came on line January 1st but we wanted to wait for the weather to be...
Veteran's perspective appreciated

...only are we giving up the fight against terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan, we are also giving up the fight for energy independence. Today's paper says that oil prices are starting to spike with the upheaval in Iraq, yet we continue to throw...
Current policies hurting country

...Westerners had better stop cutting it! I just wish it was these policies going up in smoke and not any hopes we have of energy independence. The waste of our National Forest is due the road less policy and now somebody thinks they can stop Global Warming...
Parnell overseas trip costs about $20,800

...wife also visited a military hospital in Germany. The governor said the trip helped him see the importance of energy independence for economic and security reasons, and the possibility of opening new markets for trade with Alaska. About...
New agency could be good news for Alaska

...the administration is finally serious about tapping U.S. oil and gas supplies to give our nation a bit more energy independence than we now have.This effort falls short of the call from Alaska Sen. Mark Begich for a federal coordinator...
Voices of Alaska: Alaska and a changing climate

...If even we Alaskans, with an economy dependent on oil since its discovery in Prudhoe Bay, see the need for energy independence and carbon neutrality, then surely the rest of the United States can come together and do the same. I encourage...
Alaska-Canada gas pipeline is a natural marriage

...scores of reasons known for years: regional economies, local/national market demands, contribution to U.S. energy independence and contending with the exorbitant cost of energy in Alaska. For Alaska and Canada, the Alaska-Canada gas pipeline...
Bluff erosion, fish, energy, doctors on Murkowski?s radar

...should indicate more than a person just being qualified on paper. Murkowski said as the nation seeks to move toward energy independence with a national energy policy, it is important for Alaska to not only be viewed as ?a state where we mine it, develop...
BP Celebrates 30th Anniversary of TAPS at Soldotna Creek Park

...represents an important milestone in Alaska?s history and a watershed moment in our struggle to secure America?s energy independence. "When construction began in 1974, this project was the largest ever financed by private capital. Engineers...
Jack-up rig here, now what?

...always had big dreams," Burton said. "Big dreams for Buccaneer, big dreams for Alaska, big dreams for the energy independence of the U.S." Burton noted that Buccaneer isn't a big oil company. "We're a small company that dares to...


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