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Legislators push back on Walker gas plan March Issue 2 2015

Legislators push back on Walker gas plan

Just as things seemed to be going reasonably well for the large Alaska LNG Project, the $45 billion to $65 billion gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas initiative in which the state is a partner, Gov. Bill Walker may be throwing a wrench into the works.

March Issue 2 2015

Southeast trollers fight for chums at Board of Fisheries

Regulations to increase the chum harvest for southeast trollers fell short.

March Issue 2 2015

Board of Fisheries keeps Southeast herring status quo

In addition to typical family squabbles over commercial salmon harvests, the Alaska Board of Fisheries had a full helping of subsistence matters to oversee during its meeting in Sitka for Southeast Alaska finfish, the bulk of which the board rejected to keep fisheries steady.

March Issue 2 2015

Several options on table for delivering gas to Fairbanks

JUNEAU — There are several options before the Interior Energy Project, but moving slowly is not one of them.

Prudhoe gas sales in 2020s may be well-timed for aging field March Issue 2 2015

Prudhoe gas sales in 2020s may be well-timed for aging field

Sometime in the mid-2020s, the grand strategy for how to produce Alaska’s great Prudhoe Bay oil and gas field — send the crude oil and other liquids to market; reinject the natural gas — will be primed to pivot.

Legislation introduced to level playing field on utility tariffs March Issue 2 2015

Legislation introduced to level playing field on utility tariffs

JUNEAU — Alaska’s independent power producers and Railbelt utilities are now battling it out in the Regulatory Commission and the Legislature.