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LEPC, Kawerak, and State Fostering Regional Emergency Preparedness Ahead of Local Workshop

Oiled Wildlife

Thomas Riley works in the planning division for DHSEM. Riley recently visited Nome for three days and spoke with organizations like Kawerak and the LEPC about specific emergencies that may arise in the region. Anahma Shannon of Kawerak said of Riley’s visit, “I think one of the things they (the State) realized is that people kept bringing up oil spill response, increased vessel traffic, oiled wildlife…”

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Update News: March 20th, 2014

In Thursday’s news: With an ACA deadline approaching, here’s what American Indians and Alaska Natives need to know about healthcare; Seward Peninsula Regional Advisory Council meets in Nome for discussions on musk oxen, subsistence, and salmon; The state is trying to figure out how to clean up marine debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami spread…

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Update News: Friday, December 14, 2012

In Friday’s news: Crews woke up early in Nome to put out a fire; Federal biologist convinced Alaska has seen start of debris washing ashore from 2011 tsunami in Japan; Senate green lighting disaster relief bill to floor; Three local students earned first nursing degrees ever in Nome; Airborne windmills may be coming to Alaska.

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Update News: Tuesday, July 17, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Coast Guard launching temporary base in Barrow until October; Drifting tug headed to Nome makes it to Cordova, USCG to inspect; As 1.5 million tons of debris from Japanese tsunami makes it to Alaskan shores, so far sparing the Norton Sound; Senator Mark Begich says $50,000 “woefully inadequate” for tsunami debris clean…

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Update News: Thursday, June 14, 2012

In Thursday’s news: Exxon Mobil tells Alaska’s Senate Judiciary Committee it’s on track to develop part of the Point Thomson oil and gas field; Senator Lisa Murkowski challenges top Pentagon officials about plans to remove F-16s from Eielson Air Force Base; Nome City Council passes budgets, Snake River regulations; A federal judge set to hear…

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