In Petersburg, workers were restricted closed campuses — they were only allowed to go between the plant, dorms and cafeteria. Some workers said they felt resigned to it. Others said it felt like jail.
The Coast Guard credits LaDuke with making all the right moves after the Saami got into trouble.
Fish and Game said 2020 is ‘definitely a historic, very poor pink salmon harvest.’
The altercation interrupted fishing for several boats, and some fishing industry players say they’re worried about continuing impacts from the exercises.
The state’s opportunity to veto the project rests with the Department of Environmental Conservation. Its commissioner used to lobby for the Pebble Mine.
The pollock boats were in the U.S. exclusive economic zone, which reserves fishing rights for American boats but doesn’t block international vessels from entering.
The state pathologist says they will process samples from the two dead whales to confirm things like species and sex, but they likely won’t be able to determine cause of death.
The medical center estimates that about 177 local workers from OBI and Trident get tested each week.
“The Corps finds that the project, as currently proposed, cannot be permitted under section 404 of the Clean Water Act,” the U.S. Army said in an official statement.
Metlakatla fisherman Eldon Atkinson says it’s an effort to provide food security for Alaska’s only Native reservation.