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Murkowski unveils blueprint for energy policy

Anchorage Daily News -- WASHINGTON -- The Senate's top Republican on energy issues, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, has crafted a blueprint for U.S. energy policy that calls for increased drilling while opposing laws to cap greenhouse gases that are blamed for global warming.

"Energy 20/20" is a signal of how the Republicans want to proceed on energy policy in the coming years as the nation wrestles with contentious debates over oil drilling, fracking and climate change.

Murkowski, top ranking Republican on the Senate energy committee, argues energy is too often seen as a necessary evil rather than embraced for what it brings.

"We like to be comfortable in our temperatures. We like to be able to move around. This is the mark of a successful and an economically healthy world. Where you have energy these are the pros


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tomok
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2013 4:02:30 PM

Murkowski unveils blueprint for energy policy? A look at the other side of the argument for possible increased greenhouse climate gas realeases and using the energy sector as a reason for this very lousy economy and lack of jobs to recover. What are her real reasons for this to happen? Is there Big Oil, Big Gas support behind her reasons and decisions?
Increased crude oil drilling so Big Oil can sell their fuel production on the open market for more and more profits.
Big Gas can do the same with their fuel sales on the open market for more and more profits.
Increased fracking to produce more natural gas but with potential harm to the underground water and possible well water conmtamination.
What To Do, What To Do?
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon - *$3, *$3.50/gallon or *$4.00 is Not the new low!
More Refineries are Not the answer, Stop exporting fuel is!
Take care of the domestic fuel market First and above all else!
Vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 6, 2013 4:57:44 AM

Murkowski... uh oh. Get ready for another Bohica event?
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52MPG
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 7:06:44 PM

A new face on old thinking.
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Wizrd03
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 6:06:34 AM

more old news
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melvindale
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Message Posted: Feb 4, 2013 5:29:02 AM

K
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jkpsr
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:52:04 PM

So they want to wreck the environment too!
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jrsva
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:50:34 PM

“What does this have to do with the price of gasoline?”

Why do you ask, Pa79? That’s even more stupid than your usual silly comments. A national energy policy has everything to do with the price of gas. And, of course, the article is about oil and gas and energy in general, which is obviously within the purview of Newsville. Sheesh.

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I love this woman!
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:41:32 PM

Hope it works out.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:40:45 PM

Will never happen with Obama and the Democrats around!
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:36:31 PM

What does this have to do with the price of gasoline?
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:35:50 PM

Drill drill.....
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:35:44 PM

Frack now, pay later?
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:35:16 PM

Drill baby drill.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:33:06 PM

It'll have to wait 4 years.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:31:42 PM

shocker
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:31:33 PM

too much say for such a small population
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:31:30 PM

Drill Baby Drill!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:30:40 PM

say what again??
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:30:21 PM

More oil extraction without concern for climate change is irresponsible.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:26:27 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:26:14 PM

Help us Obama
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:24:48 PM

This republican obviously doesn't care about the environment.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:24:05 PM

Maybe we could all have a 'write-in' blueprint. Send yours to Sen Murkowski... that's M-U-R-K-O-W-S-K-I.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:23:39 PM

BS
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:23:03 PM

i see nothing wrong with increasing drilling..

DHAN..

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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:21:30 PM

A start...
Make it better...
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:21:22 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:20:38 PM

I guess.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:19:18 PM

O.K.
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Do something!
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Get ready for more bickering
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You have to love politics...
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:17:39 PM

How is this person the top Republican on energy issues?
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:16:35 PM

OK!!!
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:16:34 PM

She is a deluded individual
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:16:13 PM

save the environment.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:13:33 PM

If she is setting energy policy we are even worse shape than if Obama is doing it...
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:13:14 PM

Sounds good to me
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Save the earth.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:09:25 PM

old
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Go ski.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:08:38 PM

Drill. Screw Bozama.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:07:29 PM

Typical political response
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:06:25 PM

Makes me want to hug an oil derrick.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:05:44 PM

HE SHOULD THROW IT IN THE FIREPLACE... AND THEN...
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Another politician spewing.
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The US Senate is all screwed up.
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The the economy running full speed and then gradually make changes to some alternative fuels, with good research.
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2013 11:03:49 PM

another so well thought of ...plan??? or guess who benefiotsmost?
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