A second push for more solar on the Kenai Peninsula

Solarize the Kenai estimates that the average homeowner could cover half of their home’s energy needs with 12 panels and save over $10,000 in the next 15 years.

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New climate action task force to tackle Sitka’s carbon footprint

The ways Sitka could and is being affected by climate change are numerous: the impact of warming oceans on the fishing industry, landslides, increased pest activity in the Tongass, more intense storms impacting utilities — the list could go on.

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Drilling boosters, opponents consider next steps after first Arctic refuge lease sale

The state won 10-year oil leases for nine pieces of land by submitting the minimum offer: $25 an acre. But drilling for oil in the refuge is expensive, and it faces an aggressive opposition campaign.

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Federal appeals court overturns approval for Hilcorp’s Liberty Project

A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with environmental groups, saying the agency’s review of drilling impacts was inadequate.

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Alaska is down thousands of oil and gas jobs as the pandemic continues to squash demand

Job numbers in the state’s oil and gas industry haven’t been this low for more than 30 years.

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Amidst concerns about profitability, companies tout Donlin Gold test results

Barrick’s CEO said the biggest challenge to developing the mine is the nearly $7 billion cost, including building a power plant, road and 315-mile gas pipeline.

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