WHISLTLER, BC-The 24th Annual Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Summit kicked off this morning in Whistler, British Columbia. Two of the main topics being addressed are natural gas and issues facing the Arctic and Alaska. Keynote speakers include U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer, the Premier of British Columbia Christy Clark, as well as prominent private sector industry leaders and issues experts.
ANCHORAGE-Today, Senate Resources Committee Chair Cathy Giessel (R-Anchorage Hillside/Turnagain/N. Kenai) welcomed news the AKLNG Project announced it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Energy for a license to export Alaska natural gas.
NORTH POLE-Today, Senate Majority Leader John Coghill (R-North Pole) issued the following statement regarding Judge John Suddock’s injunction on the enforcement of Senate Bill 49 :
ANCHORAGE-Today, Governor Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 140, sponsored by Senator Lesil McGuire (R-Anchorage), which is designed to boost infrastructure development in the Arctic
ANCHORAGE-Today, Governor Sean Parnell signed Senate Bill 183 which extends the Emerging Energy Technology Fund (EETF) until January 1, 2020.