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Alaskans paddle to protest North Dakota pipeline

By | Alaska Native Arts & Culture, Alaska Native Government & Policy, Alaska's Energy Desk, Energy & Mining, Environment, Featured News, Health, Outdoors | No Comments
Members of the One People Canoe Society from Juneau paddled in unison today down the Missouri River in North Dakota. The trip is a show of solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux, who are protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline Project.
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Responders cleaning up fuel spill on Richardson Highway

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ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers say responders are cleaning up a fuel spill on the Richardson Highway. Troopers say a fuel tank trailer was leaking fuel after a rollover at mile 306 of the highway southeast of Fairbanks Monday afternoon. According to troopers, the tank trailer was reportedly hauling about 5,500 gallons of fuel.
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Doug Chilton and DeAndre King in front of the canoe they're transporting to North Dakota. (Photo courtesy of Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska)

One People Canoe Society to paddle for Standing Rock Tribe to protest controversial pipeline

By | Alaska Native Government & Policy, Alaska's Energy Desk, Energy & Mining, Environment, Featured News, Juneau, Outdoors, Southeast | No Comments
Members of the One People Canoe Society are traveling this week from Alaska to North Dakota to paddle in protest over a controversial pipeline. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has asked paddlers from around the country to show support with a float down the Missouri River.
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