06-01-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

Jun 4, 2018

06-01-18 5:45 PM newscast


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Fairbanks International Airport and Eielson Air Force Base no longer use a type of firefighting foam containing a chemical compound that’s contaminated groundwater around the city, and that poses a potential threat to human health.


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The Alaska Energy Authority is asking Alaskans for ideas on how to use money from a lawsuit settlement to help improve air quality in the state by replacing diesel engines in certain kinds of trucks, buses, locomotives, marine vessels and other equipment. Suggestions and comments must be received by July 1st.


05-31-18 9:30 AM newscast


05-30-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

May 31, 2018

05-30-18 5:45 PM newscast


Tim Ellis/KUAC

About 250 people turned out Tuesday at a meeting in Fairbanks to offer comments on a federal plan to launch an oil and gas leasing program in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Most of those who showed up for the meeting at the Carlson Center oppose the plan, because they say it would disrupt caribou calving season and harm Native subsistence and culture – and the environment. Backers of the plan say coastal-plain development would boost Alaska’s economy.


05-30-18 8:30 AM newscast


05-29-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

May 30, 2018

05-29-18 5:45 PM newscast


05-29-18 8:30 AM newscast


05-25-18 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

May 29, 2018

05-25-18 5:45 PM newscast


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