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Senators using budget to put heat on administration, EPA, what's happening in the state is galloping forward," she said.Since the last major piece of federal energy legislation, hydraulic fracking has exploded shale oil and natural gas production across the country and renewable energy development...
Voices of Alaska: Gwich'in vs. climate change

...reduce vulnerability to climate change. The solution begins by passing meaningful and comprehensive climate and energy legislation.This year marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. On April 22, more than 1 billion people in 192 countries...
What others say: Sen. Murkowski's bipartisan effort would help Alaska, U.S.

...that would help Alaska and the rest of the U.S.There have been several efforts since 2007 to pass comprehensive energy legislation at a national level, but all have failed after senators tacked on controversial measures related to subjects such...
Upsized ASAP may rattle AK LNG Project

...state agencies this week, while other legislative committees heard updates on the Alaska LNG Project and worked on energy legislation.A bill dealing with regulation of now-legal marijuana is also being worked on in House and Senate committees...
Mayor seeks to return borough oil and gas liaision position

...Popp's tenure included challenges from a coal methane issue in the Homer area and his attempts to lobby for federal energy legislation. The position ultimately dissolved shortly after the Agrium fertilizer plant in Nikiski closed and 250 plus jobs...
Voices of Alaska: A new Congress brings new hope for Alaska that we now have a unique opportunity to revisit our energy policies. Congress has not passed comprehensive energy legislation since 2007. Much has changed in the intervening years. It's time to reimagine our energy policies and ensure...
Voices of Alaska: Alaska and a changing climate

...States can come together and do the same. I encourage Senators Mark Begich and Lisa Murkowski to support clean energy legislation that prepares us to adapt to the coming, inevitable changes. I also encourage you to contact Senators Mark Begich...
Young credits unions for keeping drilling provisions in energy bill

...shout ''Yeah!'' and pump his fist in the air on the House floor. The vote means the House's final national energy legislation, approved a few minutes after 8 p.m. Alaska time, proposes to open the coastal plain of ANWR to oil drilling...
Energy issues to dominate 2010 legislative session policy to guide future public investment. Just after the Legislature convenes, energy policy and other energy legislation will be introduced by the House and Senate Energy committees, chaired by Rep. Charissee Millet, R-Anchorage...
No action this year on energy bill, including ANWR

...AP) -- Senate action on energy legislation, and a likely confrontation...said the decision to delay energy legislation is ''jeopardizing our national...of blocking consideration of energy legislation to avoid a heated debate over...


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