Blue Green Alliance? Maybe Not in Anchorage

From The Anchorage Daily-News, reporting on a rally in Alaska to draw attention to the economic harm of Waxman-Markey, cap-and-tax legislation.

Nearly one-third of Alaska’s workers owe their jobs to the oil industry, warned Vince Beltrami, president of the Alaska AFL-CIO, citing a recent University of Alaska Anchorage study.

“This legislation will cost jobs in the long term,” Beltrami said.

True enough. Here are the results for Alaska from the NAM/ACCF analysis of Waxman-Markey.

Jane Van Ryan of the American Petroleum Institute has more on Alaska impact here.

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