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2013-02-01 23:03:48

Public invited to February forums to learn more and provide feedback on forest use and issues Anchorage, AK (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Chugach National Forest officials announced today the beginning of the first phase of a three year planning process to revise the 2002 forest plan under a new National Forest System Planning Rule. The forest plan provides direction for managing resources and activities such as recreation, fish and wildlife habitat, historic and sacred sites, vegetation,...

2010-12-30 08:00:00

SYOSSET, N.Y., Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Daphne A. Matz, of Rhinelander, Wisconsin, has been included in the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Edition for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of education. ABOUT DAPHNE A. MATZ Ms. Matz has had 14 years of experience in the education field. She currently teaches special education students in grades pre-k to 12, in the Yupiit School District. Ms. Matz received a B.S. from the University of Stevens Point and is...

2010-10-14 07:48:00

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- WorkSmart, a leading provider of Information Technology services in North Carolina, announced today that their CEO, Ron Unger, has been selected as one of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) 40 Under 40 recipients. The Native American 40 Under 40 Award honors young business leaders who have demonstrated significant professional achievement and tremendous community involvement. To qualify for the award, individuals...

2010-02-04 09:06:00

Group seeks environmental justice for the Indigenous Peoples of Alaska WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health will examine public exposures to toxic chemicals. Alaska Native leaders call on Congress to include circumpolar atmospheric pollution in their hearing. "Indigenous Arctic communities are suffering the most from chemicals emitted in the lower 48 states," said Vi...

2006-06-01 19:35:40

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday said it will pursue $92 million in extra damage claims against Exxon Mobil Corp. for the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska, the worst in U.S. history. Four U.S. agencies including the Justice Department and the state of Alaska say it will cost that much more to clean up lingering environmental damage from when the Exxon Valdez supertanker ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound and spilled about 11...

2006-06-01 14:39:16

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday said it will pursue $92 million in extra damage claims against Exxon Mobil Corp. for the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska, the worst in U.S. history. Four U.S. agencies including the Justice Department and the state of Alaska say it will cost that much more to clean up lingering environmental damage from when the Exxon Valdez supertanker ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound and spilled about 11...

2006-06-01 13:14:53

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Thursday said it will pursue $92 million in extra damage claims against Exxon Mobil Corp. for the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska, the worst in U.S. history. Four U.S. agencies including the Justice Department and the state of Alaska say it will cost that much more to clean up lingering environmental damage from when the Exxon Valdez tanker ran aground in Alaska's Prince William Sound and spilled about 11 million...