Alaska and Hawaii

State Clean Water Fund Means Local Projects, Local News

An EPA program that helps pay for municipal water infrastructure is facing Congressional appropriations scrutiny. But with the program looking like it may escape big cuts, it remains a reservoir of reportable local projects. Find out more in the latest TipSheet, plus get state-by-state resources.

SEJ Publication Types: 
Visibility: 

"An Alaska Senator Wants to Fight Climate Change and Drill for Oil, Too"

"Senator Lisa Murkowski was unequivocal when asked recently about rising global temperatures: “Climate change is real,” the Alaska Republican told an audience in Anchorage. Yet her stance on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is just as clear."

Source: NY Times, 11/02/2017

Senate Votes To Raise Revenue By Drilling In Arctic Wildlife Refuge

"The Senate rejected an amendment Thursday that sought to block a key panel from raising revenue through drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a move that could make it easier for future oil and gas drilling to take place there."

Source: Washington Post, 10/20/2017

After Hurricane Outages, Looking To Alaska's Microgrids For A Better Way

"This archipelago in the Gulf of Alaska is home to one of the busiest commercial fishing ports in the country. Inside the Ocean Beauty seafood plant in Kodiak, where a maze of conveyer belts carry gutted salmon past workers in hairnets and gloves, manager James Turner ticks off everything that contributes to his monthly electricity bill: canning machines, pressure cookers, freezers lights."

Source: NPR, 10/18/2017

Interior Works Covert Land Swap To Allow Road Through AK Wildlife Refuge

"The Interior Department is preparing to set aside a decades-old ban on development in federally protected wilderness areas by pursuing a controversial proposal to build a nearly 12-mile road through a wildlife refuge in ­Alaska.

Source: Washington Post, 10/16/2017

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Alaska and Hawaii