Alaska News Nightly: Wednesday, May 17, 2023

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An aerial view of the Yukon River on Tuesday, May 16, 2023, near a bridge on the Dalton Highway. (National Weather Service Alaska-Pacific River Forecast Center)

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Wednesday on Alaska News Nightly:

A report details safety concerns at the Valdez terminal where Alaska’s crude oil is loaded onto tankers. Plus, a bill to sell carbon credits passes the Legislature and heads to the governor’s desk.

Reports tonight from:

Rachel Cassandra, Michael Fanelli and Chris Klint in Anchorage

Anna Canny and Lex Treinen in Juneau

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Corinne Smith in Homer

Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak

Liz Ruskin in Washington, D.C.

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Casey Grove, with audio engineering from Chris Hyde and producing from Tim Rockey.

Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him at or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here

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