Wednesday - September 23, 2020
Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Alaska Newsletter for Sunday May 03, 2020 ( 2 items )  

AFT: Frontline Workers in Mass National OSHA Filing as Agency Fails to Protect Workers From COVID-19 Pandemic
WASHINGTON, April 29 -- The American Federation of Teachers issued the following news release on April 28: AFT members from around the country have filed 40 Occupational Safety and Health Administration complaints as part of a "Do Your Job OSHA" National Day of Action to highlight the agency's refusal to investigate employers placing workers at grave risk of infection and death from the coronavirus. The complaints across 10 states--New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Ohio, Wisconsin, Montana, O  more

Geological Society of America: Glacier Detachments - A New Hazard in a Warming World?
BOULDER, Colorado, April 28 -- The Geological Society of America issued the following news release: On the evening of 5 August 2013, a startling event occurred deep in the remote interior of the United States' largest national park. A half-kilometer-long tongue of Alaska's Flat Creek glacier suddenly broke off, unleashing a torrent of ice and rock that rushed 11 kilometers down a rugged mountain valley into the wilderness encompassed by Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve . After Nat  more