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RCA: state needs major power transmission improvements September Issue 2 2014

RCA: state needs major power transmission improvements

Alaska has an adequate power supply but an insufficient transmission system, which together could be strained by new Environmental Protection Agency requirements, according to Regulatory Commission of Alaska members.

Unsustainable operating budget threatens state savings September Issue 2 2014

Unsustainable operating budget threatens state savings

These are uncertain times for Alaska. Public spending is a big part of our economy and the state government is running billion-dollar-plus deficits. If things continue as they are, we could be out of cash in six or seven years.

Flint Hills refinery closure makes for higher-priced asphalt September Issue 1 2014

Flint Hills refinery closure makes for higher-priced asphalt

As paving season peaks, getting asphalt to construction sites across Alaska has become more complicated and expensive since Flint Hills Resources closed its North Pole oil refinery.