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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...
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.
Republicans urge streamlining of energy legislation

...Republican committee members said proposed energy legislation should focus on measures that maintain the country's energy infrastructure, increase domestic supplies, reduce demand and decrease reliance on unstable sources. Sen. Frank Murkowski...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Alaska, Canada, Northwest collaborate

...18 months. "Legislators who develop state energy policy often lack a comprehensive understanding of how the energy infrastructure operates," Morrison said. The first set of courses concluded recently. Thirty-seven legislators were enrolled...
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...


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