Sean Parnell, Alaska governor, gas pipeline, LNG, Photo by Dave HarbourADN OpEd, by Governor Sean Parnell (NGP Photo).  For too long, Alaskans' dream of a natural gas pipeline has been just that — a dream.

That changed last week with the groundbreaking passage of Senate Bill 138. For the first time in Alaska's history, we have alignment of all necessary parties for a project, authorization from the Legislature to proceed into the early engineering and design phase and a clear path forward on a gas line, the Alaska LNG Project.