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The Chilkat River in 2009. The river is one of the four bodies of water nominated for Tier 3 protection. (Creative Commons photo by Dave Bezaire)

Public testimony pushes against ‘politicizing’ water protection decisions

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Should the decision to grant a body of water the highest level of protection be up to the Alaska Legislature? Bills working their way through committees in the House and Senate would give lawmakers that power. But in public testimony this week, Alaskans spoke against ‘politicizing’ decisions on Outstanding National Resource Water nominations.
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