For the first time, the federal National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has a Tribal research coordinator. NOAA is a key federal leader of environmental research. Those involved say the new position is a step toward better representation for Alaska’s I n digenous communities.
Over $30 million was originally included in this year’s state budget for the program, which helps lower rural energy costs for tens of thousands of Alaskans. Then, the funding was taken away in a “budget sweep”. The lawsuit argues that sweep is unconstitutional.
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