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Report recommends realignment of Railbelt utilities

...kilowatt-hour, according to AEA. Those savings would be the avoided cost increase of doing nothing, AEA Railbelt Energy Infrastructure Engineer Kirk Warren said to the authority board.The State of Alaska owns 173 miles of transmission line between...
Study says Cook Inlet's oil, gas industry worth $4.7 billion to state be imported as liquefied natural gas, or LNG. That was seen as the only alternative because the regional energy infrastructure is built around natural gas, and reconverting to fuel oil would be hugely expensive. New gas production by companies...
What others say: Fairbanks pushes to make Interior compatible with military's role

...options offered to the Legislature included actions such as subsidizing the military's coal purchases, financing energy infrastructure at the bases, developing roads in training areas and offering tax-exempt status to businesses associated with...
Nikiski fire department purchases new vehicles

...the tankers to carry foam instead of water. Foam is useful for fighting hydrocarbon-based fuel fires. The energy infrastructure in the Nikiski area would highly benefit from a foam tanker, Baisden said. Another purchase also will improve...
Changes needed to keep America bright

...nation-building" be redirected to the creation of jobs for Americans and strengthening our reduced transportation and energy infrastructure. The 10 years of military operations have not been constitutionally authorized by Congress. Only when our national...
Future funds, cuts

...of the recipients of food bank assistance are military families, he said. Begich said federal investments in energy, infrastructure and education are an important part of the solution. "We have to dual-track job creation and deficit reduction...
Begich talks energy, infrastructure

Sen. Mark Begich stressed the importance of investing in Alaska's infrastructure during a speech on Tuesday as a way to navigate uncertain economic conditions and boost small business development across the state, nation and in places like the Kenai Peninsula.
Another vote for McAdams

...McAdams will focus on the practical needs of a young, resource-rich state that urgently needs renewable energy, infrastructure, and jobs in all Alaskan communities. He has shown that he genuinely cares about people as individuals. Scott...
House District 30 Q & A

...communities could create great paying, long-term jobs. We need to invest in creating a technology and alternative energy infrastructure that would allow us to create jobs. Faulkner: The economic challenges faced by this District are as severe as...
Senators to fight new formula

...those efforts," she said. "I'm going to continue to make an awfully strong argument that when it comes to energy infrastructure and transportation, that is an obligation of the federal government." The House and Senate were expected to...


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