Democrats send letter urging Parnell to avert energy crisis
September 6, 2009
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Five Anchorage Democrats in the Legislature are pushing Gov. Sean Parnell to do more to head off an energy crisis in Southcentral Alaska.Sen. Hollis French and Reps. Les Gara, Pete Petersen and Chris Tuck sent Parnell a letter Friday calling for an emergency plan.Their main concern: That people are not prepared for a possible shortage of natural gas this winter that could leave people without heat and power.