Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, May 21, 2020

A rendition of what the liquefaction plant in Nikiski could look like if the Alaska LNG project is completed as planned. (Image courtesyAlaska LNG project.)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

Alaska’s latest plan to get North Slope natural gas to market has environmental approval from federal energy regulators. Also: The state says there’s no timeline for bringing back its budget transparency tool. And the commercial Copper River fishery is on pause, with low fish returns.

Reports tonight from:

  • Rashah McChesney in Juneau
  • Nat Herz, Liz Ruskin, Tegan Hanlon, Abbey Collins and Mayowa Aina in Anchorage
  • Kavitha George in Kodiak
  • Dan Bross in Fairbanks