Legislators Appealing Removal of DEC Panelist

Six Alaska legislators want the governor to reinstate a Southeast environmental activist to a cruise-ship science panel. Gershon Cohen of Haines was named to the Department of Environmental Conservation advisory committee earlier this month. Commissioner Larry Hartig removed Cohen a short time later, saying he was too much of an advocate to sit on an impartial panel.

Ed Schoenfeld, CoastAlaska – Juneau

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