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Impacts of Comprehensive Climate and Energy Policy Options on the U.S. Economy

Description: This study compiles and updates the findings of 16 comprehensive state climate action plans and extrapolates the results to the nation. The study then takes those results and using a widely accepted econometric model projects the national impact of these policies on employment, incomes, gross domestic product (GDP) and consumer energy prices. Finally, using the bottom-up data developed by the states and aggregated here, the study models the national impact of major features of the Kerry-Lieberman climate bill under consideration in Congress in 2010. These state action plans and supporting assessments were proposed by over 1,500 stakeholders and technical work group experts appointed by 16 governors and state legislatures to address climate, energy and economic needs through comprehensive, fact-based, consensus-driven, climate action planning processes conducted over the past five years with facilitative and technical assistance by the Center for Climate Strategies. Findings show potential national improvements from implementation of a top set of 23 major sector-based policies and measures drawn from state plans.
Date: July 2010
Creator: Center for Climate Strategies
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Executive Correspondence – Undated letter to BRAC Commission R&A staff member Craig Hall from Dean Westlake, Administrator of the Loudon Village Council

Description: Executive Correspondence – Undated letter to BRAC Commission R&A staff member Craig Hall from Dean Westlake, Administrator of the Loudon Village Council, thanking him for his efforts researching Galena Airport Forward Operating Location.
Date: September 12, 2005
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Formal Education among the Siberian Yupik Eskimos on Sivuqaq, St. Lawrence Island, Alaska: an Ethno-Historical Study

Description: The major focus of this study is the effect of formal education on individuals, communities, cultural traditions and values on Siberian Yupik Eskimos of Alaska. The first school on St. Lawrence Island (Sivuqaq), Alaska was founded in 1899 under the direction of Sheldon Jackson. The formal school curriculum for the next thirty years was secretarian. Upon the initial operation of formal schooling on the island, various other forms of schools have impacted the islanders of St. Lawrence. Chapter two is an overview of the background of education in Alaska from its beginning as a territory to its present status as the 49th state in the United States. Chapter three presents the history of formal schooling on St. Lawrence Island. Chapters two and three contain descriptions of various other forms of schooling within the state (i.e. Bureau of Indian Affairs, mission, state-owned) and when and how these forms either existed on the island or had an impact upon its villagers. Chapter four discusses the methodology utilized in conducting the research and fieldwork for this study. Research findings are discussed in chapter five and include verbatim transcriptions of interviews with villagers. These interviews are unedited in order for readers to draw their own conclusions regarding the study. The interviews included in this written finding are representative of interviews taken. Chapter six discusses conclusions gleaned over the course of this study and recommends further areas of study.
Date: December 1998
Creator: Powell, Pam, 1958-
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Executive Correspondence – Letter dtd 07/13/05 to Chairman Principi from AK Senator Murkowski

Description: Executive Correspondence – Letter dtd 07/13/05 to Chairman Principi from AK Senator Murkowski expressing her concern that the recusals by several BRAC Commissioners may have an adverse effect on the Commissions ability to fulfill the important public trust responsibilities as expected under applicable laws and regulations..
Date: July 15, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Letter from Michael M. Silva to the BRAC - July 9, 2005]

Description: Letter from Michael M. Silva to the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) which contains newspaper clippings from the Fairbanks Daily News Miner regarding Eielson Air Force Base. Silva argues in favor of closing bases if doing so is in the country's best interest, as opposed to private economic interests.
Date: July 9, 2005
Creator: Silva, Michael M.
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[Clipping: Jerry Falwell's criticism of President Carter's stance on homosexuality]

Description: Sheet of newspaper clippings from articles in the Dallas Morning News and Dallas Times Herald. The articles cover Jerry Falwell's criticism of President Jimmy Carter's stand on homosexuality and Falwell's subsequent apology for his comments. The first article by Helen Parmley of the Dallas Morning News, dated August 7, 1980, discusses Falwell's characterization of the supposedly "pro-gay rights" stance of the Carter administration. The second article, a United Press International story printed in the Dallas Times Herald on October 13, 1980, describes Falwell's apology for his remarks on Carter's position on gay rights. The article quotes Falwell as saying, "It was a reckless statement."
Date: August 7, 1980
Creator: Parmley, Helen
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Executive Correspondence – Letter dtd 07/21/2005 to General Hill and General Newton from Ted Stevens

Description: Executive Correspondence – Letter dtd 07/21/2005 to General Hill and General Newton from Ted Stevens, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense thanking the commissioners for their time to meet. Mr. Stevens also expressed his continued support for Eielson’s AFB in Alaska.
Date: July 25, 2005
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Letter from Jeffrey J. Jacobson and Kathryn Weber to the 2005 BRAC commission

Description: Executive Correspondence – Letter from Jeffrey J. Jacobson, Mayor and Kathryn Weber, City Clerk City of North Pole Alaska, written to the BRAC commission in regards to Eielson AFB and town resolution 05-11. Letter states facts about the local population and benefits the base brings to the community. They wish to express their desire to keep the base open.
Date: June 21, 2005
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