The first presidential debate was held on September 29, and though sound policy was not the focus of the night, Biden made clear his position on renewable energy in the United States. In […]
On August 5, 2020, APF joined a coalition of think tanks and taxpayer protection groups in sending the following letter to congressional leadership to oppose extension of tax subsidies to the solar and […]
Have you ever wondered why we don’t just replace fossil fuels with renewable resources, such as wind and solar? Energy density matters! The resources found here in Alaska go a lot further than […]
On April 6, 2020, APF joined dozens of other organizations in sending a letter to the President in support of the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule. This joint Department of Transportation (DOT) […]
The following resolution from the American Energy Alliance is a statement on the relationship between energy, freedom, and human wellbeing. Over two dozen organizations across the country, including APF, agree that a free […]
Update: The ordinance amending Anchorage Municipal Code Sections 14.60.030 and 15.95.020 – to enact a sunset date for the requirement to charge a fee for providing an alternative bag – failed, with three […]
Fossil fuels are essential to modern life. How essential? Check out the video! The resources we have here in Alaska not only provide jobs to our residents, but they make our modern world […]
Power plants use natural gas and coal as fuel to provide us with electricity. The question is, where does that fuel come from? Watch the video below to find out!
We all use electricity, but have you ever wondered where it’s coming from? Learn more about the electric grids that power our lives.
On February 14, 2020, APF Energy and Environmental Policy Fellow Larry Barsukoff submitted the following testimony on SB 155, “An Act relating to exploration and mining rights; relating to annual labor requirements with […]
By Larry Barsukoff This op-ed was originally published by the Anchorage Daily News on February 14, 2020. Remember the Exxon Valdez? Of course. Now name another major industrial accident in Alaska. Some of you […]
By Kenneth Artz This article was originally published by the Heartland Institute on February 7, 2020. The Trump administration proposes opening most of the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska (NPR-A) to oil […]
By Duggan Flanakin This article was originally published by The Heartland Institute on December 24, 2019. For the second time in less than decade, the Alaska Supreme Court will decide on the merits […]
By Kenneth Artz This article was originally published by the Heartland Institute on October 11, 2019. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency rescinded its Obama-era 2014 decision preventing consideration of the Pebble Mine project […]
Open a printable PDF version of the policy brief here. Introduction Several Alaskan cities have already instituted single-use plastic bag bans, and more are considering legislation to regulate the use of plastic bags. […]
The Alaska Policy Forum believes in the value of less regulation, smaller government intervention in free markets and good public policy. This bill is more regulation, loss of free market decisions and bad […]