There has been an increase in women workers in the storage and distribution of fuel across Alaska; women are working and thriving at all levels of this industry, including high level executive positions, terminal management, and fuel delivery.
The Save Our Seas 2.0 Act is the most comprehensive legislation ever passed by Congress to address the plastic debris crisis threatening coastal ecosystems and communities and harming marine life.
Chugach Alaska Corporation President and CEO Sheri Buretta supports a proposal for the remaining $150 million in the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trust that would allow for permanent restoration work in the spill zone—and is calling on the public to make their support heard as well.
State agencies are joining with ANTHC to plan a comprehensive response to the erosion and flooding that threatens rural Alaska Native communities using a $1.36 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s National Coastal Resilience Fund.
The rapidly warming climate is having negative impacts on rural communities in Alaska, where there are already significant barriers to creating the necessary infrastructure for solid waste and sewage management.
The Boon of Biomass: Alternative Energy Systems Can Cut Costs, Create Jobs, and Benefit the Environment
Rural Alaska communities are taking a long look at local resources to see if biomass systems can save money, create jobs, and even work in concert with local fire mitigation efforts.