"We could move toward energy self-sufficiency by the end of the decade," said Consumer Energy Alliance President David Holt (NGP Photo) this week following release of a new study of fossil fuel potential.
Comment: We compliment the Chamber for its leadership and positions. State and federal leaders would do well to heed the advice of these business leaders, job creators.
State: 1) Reform Oil Tax Policy to Encourage NewOil Production, and 2) Reduce the High Cost of Energy, and 3) Increase Responsible Natural Resource Development by Improving the Efficiencies of the Permitting Process and Gaining Access to Resources.
Federal: 1) Support Oil and Gas Exploration and Development in Alaska's Federal Arctic; Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPRA), and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), and 2) Oppose Implementation of the Emission Control Area in Alaska by the EPA, and 3) Oppose Any Further Federal Land Withdrawals in Alaska, Other Restrictive Land Management Designations, and Preemptive Actions by Regulatory Agencies
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