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What others say: Staying focused on natural gas

...funds is difficult, but things in Alaska are rarely easy.Though we are experiencing a respite from the historic high energy prices of the past several years, we must acknowledge those high costs will return, so we must work swiftly to make sure...
What others say: A dwindling appetite for megaprojects

...but 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...
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...our fragile recovery from the recent recession. High energy prices therefore demand a strong policy response. For years...
Instate natural gas solution

...Alternate 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...
Off limits?

...been used in an attempt to block a mine. Alaska is thought to possess roughly half the nation?s coal reserves. High energy prices have increased interest in coal extraction, but PacRim?s plans would send most of that coal to Asian markets...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperConstruction spending rises to all-time high 09/02/04

...are still on track to hit a record high for all of 2004. The housing market has managed to remain healthy despite high energy prices and a lackluster job climate which can make people more cautious about taking on big financial commitments, economists...


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