In the first half hour Adrien talked with Dave Gaudet, Marine Debris Program Coordinator for the Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation, and then in the second part of the show she interviewed two guests from the organization OCEANA – Chris Krenz, Arctic Project Manager and Jon Warrenchuk, Ocean Scientist for Oceana’s Pacific Region based here in Juneau.
For more information about these organizations, check out the following websites: http://www.mcafoundation.org/, http://na.oceana.org/
- The Alaska Marine Highway is taking reservations for October through April sailings. The schedule changed so the Matanuska can get new engines.
- The U.S. Department of Labor says the state ferry system is violating the Family and Medical Leave Act. It's filed a civil complaint in federal court.
- Formerly bankrupt Miller Energy Resources and its subsidiaries want cash-credit payments its owed, frozen until lawsuit is resolved.
- Anchorage Police are searching for five people involved in an assault and kidnapping in East Anchorage. Police say the suspects abducted and beat Abshir Mohammed, 24, on Sunday in a house on the 6500 block of Cimmaron Circle.