Attorney John Gaguine reviews a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that was initially heard in California Federal District Court and then the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. It concerned whether an employer could refuse to hire a specific if it was determined that his employment would severely affect his health.Related Link: Chevrom U.S.A. INC. v. Ecahzabal
- August 28, 2015- Renewable energy, climate change and port development were all highlighted at the U.S. Arctic Research Commission’s second day in Nome, but it was a special announcement about the president’s upcoming visit to Alaska that got the room buzzing.
- August 28, 2015- Details are finally shaking out about Obama’s Alaska visit. The White House says the president will announce new policy initiatives while he’s here.
- August 28, 2015- "They sprayed every one of our hair and clothes with kerosene. At sixth grade I dropped out," says Nora Marks Dauenhauer.
- August 28, 2015- British Columbia Mines Minister Bill Bennett says tailings dams can be a safe part of his province's mines.