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Jim Sykes on Energy & Oil


Support the All-Alaska Gas Line

Sykes supports the All-Alaska Gas Line, which preserves US control, can serve West Coast needs, the route is already permitted and it is most economically and environmentally feasible. Alaska can lead the way building the all-Alaska gas line to tidewater that will also serve the rail belt. Pilot projects for hydrogen production and Sun, wind, and geothermal energy sources are also essential.
Source: Campaign website, SykesForSenate.com Jun 30, 2004

Promote renewable and clean energy

 Jim SykesLisa MurkowskiTony Knowles
Energy PlanMake AK a leader in move to renewable and clean energy On site generation of solar, wind hydro Supported Energy Bill emphasizing loopholes for oil gas and coal, including reducing royalties to AK, more profit to oil companies.Lip Service to renewable energy, provided support to oil companies over Alaskans.
Source: Campaign website, SykesForSenate.com, "Issues" May 18, 2004

Keep ANWR free from drilling

 Jim SykesLisa MurkowskiTony Knowles
Arctic RefugeKeep it Free from drilling. Focus on oil on State lands with 90% royalties. ANWR royalty only 50%. Little natural gas in Arctic RefugeDrill it. Give Away 40% of Alaskan's royalties in reductions.Drill it. Accepts 40% royalty reduction.
Source: Campaign website, SykesForSenate.com, "Issues" May 18, 2004

Supports All-Alaska gas line over AlCan

 Jim SykesLisa MurkowskiTony Knowles
AK Gas LineSupports All-Alaska Line, gas for Alaskans, options for exports to W. Coast & Asia. (Alcan proposal has many risks).Supports AlCan Line, Recent position change to support both lines. Supports AlCan Line ("My Way is the Highway") Jobs for Canadians, big risk AK won't get fair share of profits.
Source: Campaign website, SykesForSenate.com, "Issues" May 18, 2004

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