State Task Force on Arctic Meets in Aleutians

The Northern Waters Task Force met in Unalaska this week. The group was created by the state legislature, and it’s tasked with coming up with recommendations on Arctic policy that work for Alaska. The Task Force learned that how shipping through the Bering Strait and points northward is going to be regulated is very much an open question. Alexandra Gutierrez of member station KUCB was there to learn about the role the Aleutians are expected to play in the changing north.

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