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The Fairbanks North Star Borough Assembly on Thursday rejected an ordinance that would have added a type of air-pollution control device called electrostatic precipitators to the borough Air Quality program. But the sponsor and main supporter of the measure was OK with that.

02-23-18 8:30 AM newscast


02-22-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Feb 23, 2018

02-22-18 5:45 PM newscast


A drinking water sample at Ft. Wainwright has tested positive for perfluorinated compound contamination. As KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, it’s the first positive test on post, and it’s unclear if it’s indicative of groundwater contamination already effecting three other locations in the Fairbanks-North Pole area.


02-22-18 8:30 AM newscast


Preparing For The Worst

Feb 22, 2018

Schools, agencies, organizations and businesses around the country routinely train for how to respond to a mass shooting event. The University of Alaska Fairbanks held what it calls “active killing”event training yesterday (Tues) for students, professors and staff, and as KUAC’s Dan Bross reports, it entails an evolving response approach.


02-21-18 KUAC MORNING NEWS

Feb 22, 2018

02-21-18 9:30 AM newscast


02-20-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Feb 22, 2018

02-20-18 5:45 PM newscast


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The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has sided with Golden Valley Electric Association in its case against a wind-power developer’s proposal to sell up to 13.5 megawatts of electricity to the co-op.

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Golden Valley Electric Association floated two letters of interest late last year suggesting the co-op was interested in buying the Municipality of Anchorage’s electric utility, Municipal Light and Power, for up to a billion dollars. Municipality officials have instead accepted a purchase offer by Anchorage-based Chugach Electric Association. But Golden Valley’s top executive says GVEA’s offer was mainly motivated over a concern the sale could increase ratepayers’ monthly bills.


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