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What others say: Fighting the fires

...the removal of trees destined to die in the forest. Perhaps practices being contemplated by Cantwell and the Senate Energy Committee should be applied here, too, especially if climate change warms Southeast. As long as summer temperatures remain...
Alaska not included in new federal emission-cutting rule

...the agency said in an emailed statement.U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and chairwoman of the Senate energy committee, called the EPA decision a significant victory for Alaska."I appreciate the EPA's recognition of the facts...
What others say: Sen. Murkowski's bipartisan effort would help Alaska, U.S.

...hotly debated energy projects. That's an outcome both Sens. Murkowski and Cantwell are looking to avoid: In a Senate Energy Committee hearing last week, the senators implored their colleagues not to burden the bill with divisive amendments. They...
Midwest utlity offers proposal to shore up Railbelt grid

...strained Railbelt electric transmission system.Xcel Energy Inc. representatives presented to the House and Senate Energy committees on Feb. 19 about ways the company could facilitate private investment in new power lines for the region.Studies...
State lawmakers riled up over federal actions

...long odds in the Republican-controlled Congress. U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and chair of the Senate energy committee, has said Obama is "going after something that is not possible in this Congress. But I think that this president...
Obama proposes wilderness designation for ANWR

...on Alaska. Well, we are ready to engage," said U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and chair of the Senate energy committee. The designation would set aside an additional 12.2 million acres as wilderness, including the coastal plain...
Murkowski pushes back on federal government in speech

...that she says seems to want to starve the trans-Alaska pipeline system of new oil.Murkowski, chair of the Senate energy committee and Alaska's senior senator, said she's never been a good alarmist but it has become harder for her to conclude...
Republican Dan Sullivan wins Senate race in Alaska

...senator, Republican Lisa Murkowski. Murkowski, who backed Sullivan after the primary and is in line to chair the Senate energy committee now that Republicans have taken over the Senate, told Begich to knock it off. A turning point, in the view...
Murkowski appears in ad supporting Sullivan

...Murkowski stands to benefit if Republicans take over. She is in line, for example, to take over leadership of the Senate energy committee.Begich spokesman Max Croes said Begich has proven he's willing to work with Murkowski and Republican Rep...
Murkowski vows to work to elect Republican senator

...said.If Republicans take over, Murkowski said Alaska also would benefit from having her serve as chair of the Senate energy committee, a post for which she would be in line.While she has not publicly said who she is voting for in Tuesday's...


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