FAIRBANKS, Alaska—Gov. Sean Parnell says energy relief is on its way to Fairbanks, but still is a few years away.
http://is.gd/fwTHup) says the governor discussed the high cost of energy with a group of business leaders Monday at a meeting of the Fairbanks chapter of the Alaska Support Industry Alliance.
Parnell says the state and private industry are making promising strides forward with a liquid natural gas trucking project, slated to start in 2014.
The governor says, a natural gas pipeline could come online near the end of the decade.
The governor signed off on the Legislature's budget last week. It includes $3.75 million for engineering work on the trucking project as well as funding to continue work on a borough natural gas distribution system.