03/09/13 - 8:53pm
“I want to talk about the future,” former Governor Bill Sheffield said as he began his lecture to the Chamber of Commerce Business Roundtable Thursday. And without affordable energy, the future he painted for Alaska’s present and future citizens was bleak.
“We are on the edge, and many communities are already over the edge, of an energy crisis in Alaska — we have an energy crisis in Alaska,” Sheffield said. “Too many of our residents are struggling with how to deal these days with bills to heat their homes and cook their meals and that add up to the price of a monthly mortgage.”