Gov. Walker reveals details of Chinese gas pipeline deal

Expert says it is simply an ‘agreement to keep working’

Gov. Bill Walker on Tuesday released the details of a multibillion-dollar agreement signed between Alaska and China earlier this month and promised reporters at a press conference that better things will come in 2018.

 

“It really will open up Alaska, perhaps like we’ve never seen before,” Walker said of the state’s new ties to China, and suggested that the state could also benefit from Chinese tourism and Chinese demand for minerals.

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• Contact reporter James Brooks at james.k.brooks@juneauempire.com or call 523-2258.


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Marching for justice, again

Assembly approves ordinance allowing volunteers to serve on service area boards

Volunteers for two Kenai Peninsula service areas can also now serve on the service areas’ boards.

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