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Rich Lowry: The drilling bonanza

...environmental regulations and quixotic campaign against global warming. Environmentalists rue that the decline in energy prices makes alternative energy even more uneconomical. According to the Institute for Energy Research, "Nearly every barrel...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-10/rich-lowry-the-drilling-bonanza
Opinion
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...is a shorter commute to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley a more pressing need than, say, doing something about high energy prices in the Interior and rural communities? Natural gas line projects could provide a big payoff both in revenue, jobs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-12-09/what-others-say-a-dwindling-appet
Opinion
DOE authorizes LNG exports to FTA countries

...Alaska's economy and another step forward for a project that will create thousands of Alaska jobs, keep heating and energy prices down, and boost state revenues," Begich said in a formal statement. "Thanks to (Energy) Secretary Moniz for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-11-21/doe-authorizes-lng-exports-to-fta-co
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What others say: Energy policy impacts global relations

...exporting countries will prosper and energy prices will be higher. But if China...oil, Manzella said, "global energy prices may remain relatively low or not...loses leverage because of lower energy prices - and/or if U.S. exports...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-10-12/what-others-say-energy-policy-imp
Opinion
Bills to advance Watana dam should be passed

...hydro-electric project through the FERC permitting process. In a world of never ending increases in carbon based energy prices, Watana would represent a permanent fund of energy cost savings for Alaskans for decades to come. Continuing what...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041111/let_813621011.shtml
Opinion
Exploration off 38%, producing mines strong

...average Alaska mining wage was $70,750 per year. In 2013 it was $100,000 per year, Crockett said.Fuel and other energy prices are high. Fort Knox spent about $4 million per month to purchase electricity from Golden Valley Electric Association...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-02-16/exploration-off-38-producing-mines-s
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Former governor stumps for bullet line

...pipeline Alaska could be home to plastics manufacturers.The gas from the bullet line could cut heating and cooking energy prices in Fairbanks by more than half, Sheffield said.And why should Southeast Alaska care about cheap energy in South...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-03-09/former-governor-stumps-for-bullet-li
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Coming to a crossroads: Promises of 'clean coal' will take Alaska backward

...provide cleaner, more secure power supplies and good, long-term jobs. But there's a fly in the ointment. As energy prices remain high, large corporations and local utility boards are increasingly looking to an energy source of the past...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/083007/oped_3648.shtml
Setting the record straight on America's oil

...foreseeable future. We know from experience that high energy prices harm American families and businesses. Aside from pain...our fragile recovery from the recent recession. High energy prices therefore demand a strong policy response. For years...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042511/ope_819804717.shtml
Opinion
Instate natural gas solution

...sources of energy are great, but require research and development. Conservation is being practiced due to sky high energy prices. Our very good and expensive energy grid uses natural gas. We have trillions of feet of gas and not a drop to use...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/041008/letters_4860.shtml
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