The EPA administrator for the region that includes Alaska advanced the agency’s veto proposal to the agency’s headquarters. Alaska is poised to sue if a final action is taken, the governor’s office said.
The sale was required in this year’s Inflation Reduction Act. An industry group said it could lead to oil and natural gas the world still needs. A conservation group said it will threaten wildlife and the climate.
Families could, for example, buy a panel in a solar farm, helping lower their future electric costs as their investment is paid off.
Starlink’s service is one of several efforts underway that could help close the state’s digital divide. The federal government has also committed to spending more than $700 million in a separate effort.
Experts are pointing to concerns linked to Alaska’s already fragile supply chain, as well another grocery merger in Alaska in 1999 that resulted in store closures.
Alaska has been “at or near the bottom” nationally in four key measures of economic health, according to the report from the University of Alaska Center for Economic Development.
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A group opposed to the convention credited a diverse coalition that fought the measure, while the group supporting it pointed to the fact that they were vastly outspent.
Advocates on either side of the issue saw a convention as a potential path to making significant changes to the Alaska Constitution, including alterations to the state’s judicial selection process, abortion protections and restrictions on funding for private and religious schools.
The third-quarter announcement comes amid criticism, including from President Joe Biden, that companies are making outsized profits while gasoline prices are high.
The state wants to extend a road in the Totchaket area. The Nenana Native Association blockaded a bridge this week to keep construction crews out.
The incident involving Prince William Sound Aquaculture Corp. in 2018 severely burned an employee, according to a plea agreement unveiled in federal court.
In his letter to the administrator of the EPA region that includes Alaska, Dunleavy said the proposed veto of the project is “deeply concerning.”
The summit was convened by Rahm Emanuel, the U.S. ambassador to Japan. Officials from Alaska met with Japanese energy and policy representatives. Analysts said the Alaska LNG project faces stiff competition.
The original Alaska Native Medical Center on Third Avenue in downtown Anchorage closed a quarter-century ago. Several groups want to revitalize the site and honor its historical and spiritual significance for Alaska Native people.