Mat-Su Borough Power Ordinance Under Review

An ordinance restricting the size of power generation facilities in the Matanuska Susitna Borough may get a re-write. The move to re-visit the law sparked debate at Tuesday night’s Borough Assembly meeting. An opponent of the move says it opens the door for possible coal-fired power generation in the Borough down the road.

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APTI Reporter-Producer Ellen Lockyer started her radio career in the late 1980s, after a stint at bush Alaska weekly newspapers, the Copper Valley Views and the Cordova Times. When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, Valdez Public Radio station KCHU needed a reporter, and Ellen picked up the microphone.

Since then, she has literally traveled the length of the state, from Attu to Eagle and from Barrow to Juneau, covering Alaska stories on the ground for the AK show, Alaska News Nightly, the Alaska Morning News and for Anchorage public radio station, KSKA

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