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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...
90-day session hastens Legislature's work rate

...of Feb. 22. Work is also underway in the Senate Resources Committee and House Energy Committee on comprehensive energy legislation, mainly a bundling of several proposals made last year, such as to encourage emerging energy technologies, into...
Energy bills at top of Legislature's priorities

Energy legislation is commanding a lot of the Legislature's attention as the 2010 session heads toward its April 18 closure. Bills adding new incentives...
Parnell zapped for energy fund cuts

...Alaska. The bill sets out targets for, among other issues, renewable energy use. He also plans to sign omnibus energy legislation that includes efforts aimed at energy efficiency and encouraging new technologies. On June 2, he signed a bill...
Gulf spill requires new actions

...gas we produce within our borders for our own national energy security. That's a bottom line for me in national energy legislation under consideration in Congress today. And it's why I disagreed with President Obama's Oval Office speech last...
Lack of leadership in Senate discouraging

...should be inextricably linked, whether that oil is extracted here on the North Slope or in Nigeria. Well-crafted energy legislation will have additional benefits beyond cleaning the air and reversing ocean acidification. For instance, a price...
House committee approves ANWR drilling bill

...on the final bill. Drilling opponents said they are confident the provision to open ANWR will be scuttled when energy legislation comes before the full House. ''This is just the opening shot,'' said Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., a...


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