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US puts off decision on Keystone XL pipeline

The Obama administration is putting off its decision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, likely until after the November elections, by extending its review of the controversial project indefinitely.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US News, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich, Republican

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: GOP finally fighting back in phony a war on womena

Republicans are finally learning that the most effective defense can be a good offense, even when the battle is imaginary.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Susan Collins, Senator Deb Fischer, US House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito, Opinion


Keystone decision delayed yet again

The Obama administration says it is indefinitely extending its long-awaited review of the Keystone XL pipeline - providing a Good Friday jolt to one of the president's most wrenching environmental decisions.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, 2012 Presidential Election

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Miller plans campaign kickoff

Miller was thrust into the national spotlight in 2010, when he upset Sen. Lisa Murkowski in the GOP primary last year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat

New Times SLO


I don't like to talk about national politics - not because I'm writing for a local newspaper, not because I feel it's above my pay grade or interest level, but because it's beneath me.


Related Topix: Sex Scandal, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Richard Shelby, Jeff Flake, US House of Representatives

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Homer Tribune

Council split on spending $31K for advertising

After a public hearing and second reading at Monday's Homer City Council meeting, Mayor Beth Wythe broke a tie vote to approve a $31,000 appropriation for marketing Homer in the book Alaska: North to the Future.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mark Begich, Democrat, Marketing, Homer, AK


Senators Seek To Curb EPA Authority On Mine Waste Disposal

A pair of senators have introduced legislation that would prevent the Environmental Protection Agency from using its authority to preemptively block or to revoke permits for mine waste disposal.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alaska, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Alaska Government, David Vitter

Mon Apr 14, 2014


UPDATE 1-U.S. renews ConocoPhillips' permit for Alaska LNG exports

The U.S. Energy Department on Monday renewed ConocoPhillips' permit allowing the company to export liquefied natural gas from Alaska to all countries.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas

The Hill

Congress: Don't rubber stamp exports of fracked gas

Earlier this month, a liquefied natural gas facility near the Columbia River at Plymouth, Washington exploded , injuring workers and forcing the evacuation of 400 residents and agricultural workers within a two-mile radius.


Related Topix: US News, Agriculture, Science, Oil & Gas, US Politics, Mark Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Republican

Center for American Progress

5 Steps to Improve Safety and Avoid More Government Waste in King Cove, Alaska

A two-decade-old debate over whether to build a $75 million, so-called Road to Nowhere through an Alaska wilderness area to connect the city of King Cove, population 938 , to Cold Bay, population 108 , has emerged as one of the most bitterly contested natural resource battles of 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Don Young, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Alaska, King Cove, AK, Cold Bay, AK, Anchorage, AK


Senate leaders call to review oil export ban

With proven U.S. crude oil reserves increasing, Senate leaders said it was time to lift a 1970s era ban restricting crude oil exports.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, Democrat, US News, Republican

Agri Marketing

Op-Ed: EPA's Proposed Water Rule Is "Largest Land Grab" Ever

ED: EPA'S PROPOSED WATER RULE IS "LARGEST LAND GRAB" EVER Apr. 14, 2014 by Gary Baise I just returned from Germany and Poland and was startled to discover the regulatory control the European Union exercises over its farmers and agriculture.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Environment, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Opinion

Sat Apr 12, 2014

JD Supra

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Grid Reliability and Security

Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a standing-room only hearing titled "Keeping the lights on - Are we doing enough to ensure the reliability and security of the U.S. electric grid?" While the hearing was organized into two panels focusing on cyber security and physical security, the questioning from the lawmakers ... (more)


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rob Portman, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Coast Guard: Tug engine failure blamed on water in fuel

In this March 23, 2012, photo by NOAA Fisheries is a Steller sea lion female and juvenile on Seguam Island in the Aleutian chain.


Related Topix: Atka, AK, Environmental Law, Law, Adak, AK, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Fox News

EPA coal rules leaving US vulnerable to blackouts?

Facing the Obama administration's so-called "war on coal," some utility officials are warning that fewer coal-fired power plants could leave the U.S. power system vulnerable to blackouts in the near future.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican


Senate energy leaders call for reports into U.S. crude export ban

Senate energy committee leaders on Friday asked the Department of Energy to prepare reports examining issues relating to the country's ban on exporting crude amid record oil and gas production.


Related Topix: Department of Energy, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican

Lakeland Times

House Subcommittee on Energy and Power 'unforgiveable' for failure to pass SHIELD Act

In conjunction with my work in the design of airborne military electronics in 1970, I attended a three-day conference at UW-Madison on the effects of nuclear generated Electro Magnetic Pulse on airborne electronics systems.


Related Topix: University of Wisconsin Madison, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

Anchorage Daily News

GOP candidate Joe Miller takes to the campaign trail with his conversative theme

Joe Miller, the tea party conservative who blew open Alaska's 2010 U.S. Senate race, made a rare public appearance in Anchorage this week before a small group of university students and tea partiers as he prepares to officially launch his latest campaign.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Anchorage, AK, University of Alaska Anchorage


TOP Oil Market News: WTI Crude Heading for a Weekly Advance

West Texas Intermediate headed for a weekly gain amid speculation that U.S. fuel demand will increase as employment recovers.


Related Topix: World News, OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries), US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Thu Apr 10, 2014


2.8 Million and Climbing

America the beautiful.... home of the free, the brave and soon, the new class of homelessness, the long term unemployed.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Jack Reed, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Susan Collins, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Kirk