Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, May 23, 2023

A man signs a piece of paper at a table, surrounded by men and women.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy signs SB 48 into law, opening the door for Alaska to enter the carbon offset market. (Kavitha George/AKPM)

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Tuesday on Alaska News Nightly:

Anchorage elected officials try to figure out how to respond to people camping on public land. Plus, what exactly are carbon offsets and how much revenue could they bring to Alaska?

Reports tonight from:

Kavitha George, Jeremy Hsieh, Chris Klint, and Ammon Swenson in Anchorage

Sabine Poux in Kenai

Kirsten Dobroth in Kodiak

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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