After discussing the difference between what they wanted and what they needed, it became obvious that what they needed was much more basic: water.
President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal is expected in mid-March, and it reportedly includes a 25 percent cut to the Environmental Protection Agency. That’s music to the ears of many Republicans, and many Alaskans, who feel the EPA has overstepped its bounds.
The federal state of emergency in Flint, Mich. expires today, as the city continues to navigate a public health crisis caused by lead-laced water.
The school year has yet to begin in the northwest Alaska village of Kivalina because August storms left the school and teacher housing without clean water.