Alaska News Nightly: Monday, August 24, 2020

A digital simulation of what the proposed Pebble Mine’s foundation will look like if it receives a federal permit. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

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Monday on Alaska News Nightly:

Pebble mine opponents say a new federal requirement effectively ends the project. And, Pacific Islanders in Alaska deal with a high rate of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations. Plus, a ton of salmon data helped answer a question that biologists have been puzzling over.

Reports tonight from:

  • Liz Ruskin, Tegan Hanlon and Lex Treinen in Anchorage
  • Izzy Ross in Dillingham
  • Adelyn Baxter, Jacob Resneck and Elizabeth Jenkins in Juneau

Casey Grove is host of Alaska News Nightly, a general assignment reporter and an editor at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Casey here

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