Former governors tell Senators to vote down gas line plan

Former governors Wally Hickel and Tony Knowles today told the state Senate the same thing: “Vote No” on Governor Palin’s proposal to allow TransCanada to develop the natural gas pipeline to North American markets. Hickel has taken the lead on support for an All-Alaska gas line to Valdez where it would be liquefied for transport to markets by ship. The Alaska House has already authorized the license, and under the statute enabling the project, the Senate must ratify it by Saturday night or it will be considered disapproved.

Dave Donaldson, APRN – Juneau

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