“The Trump administration’s so-called review process for their shameless sell-off of the Arctic Refuge has been a sham from the start. We’ll see them in court,” said a statement from Lena Moffitt, The Sierra Club’s senior director of its Our Wild America campaign.
Retail stores, restaurants, gyms, museums and churches were allowed to reopen statewide on Friday for the long weekend, while Anchorage, the state’s most populous city, phased into a 100% opening on Monday. Alaska entered what officials dubbed as phases three and four of its five-phase reopening plan simultaneously at 8 a.m. Friday.
The moves to reopen follow in the steps of Georgia, Oklahoma, and Alaska, which on Friday began loosening lockdown restrictions on businesses despite health officials warning the gradual return to daily life might be happening too soon.
In Tennessee, Gov. Bill Lee (R ) said on Monday that “the vast majority of businesses” will be allowed to reopen when the state’s stay-at-home order expires on April 30, and as of Friday state parks and dine-in restaurants were allowed to open with reduced capacity. Tennessee was one of the last states to issue a stay-at-home order.
Eight conservation organizations, represented by the nonprofit environmental law firm Earthjustice, challenged the logging plan on the grounds that, among other claims, it had violated the National Environmental Policy Act, which gives people a say in government actions that will affect their communities.
Alles, was der Kapitalismus in Amerika noch zu plündern hat, sind die Nationaldenkmäler und Wälder sowie die geschützten ökologischen Gebiete.
Die Auslagerung von US-Jobs war ein Akt des Selbstmords der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika.
So Trump meets Alaska’s governor in his airplane and agrees to push through a goldmine that had been stopped b/c it will devastate salmon habitat. This at a time that orcas are already starving death. Salmon carry entire ecosystems on their backs. Gold over life, literally. — Naomi Klein (@NaomiAKlein) August 9, 2019
Ein Erdbeben der Stärke 7,0 hat den Süden Alaskas erschüttert.
Through a Letter of Understanding signed today, the Department of Natural Resources, ExxonMobil, and BP agreed to terms to better align the settlement with the Alaska LNG Project
Nine Alaskan Indigenous artifacts have been returned home by Berlin’s Ethnological Museum almost 250 years after they disappeared from an ancient burial ground.