Bitty Balducci, Energy Education Intern for the Sitka Conservation Society and the Electric Department, discusses the new Energy Star rebate program the city is introducing on Friday (2-24-12) to encourage the purchase of more energy-efficient appliances. Read some Frequently Asked Questions about the program, at the City of Sitka website.
The Morning Interview
Energy Star rebate program starts Friday
A number of regional fishing associations are joining forces to strengthen the Magnuson-Stevens Act. The Sitka-based Alaska Longline Fishermen’s Association announced last week (9-9-14) that the new organization wants to ensure that Congress makes protecting fish stocks a priority as it prepares to reauthorize the nation’s most important law governing the harvest of seafood in federal waters. more
The lawsuit was brought by six young Alaskans, demanding the state take action on climate change. In dismissing the case, the Court said that climate policy isn’t an issue for the judiciary can decide. But for the young plaintiffs and the nonprofit supporting them, the ruling included some silver linings. more