Since Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Put Wildlife Above American Lives

Murkowski Reacts to King Cove Court Ruling

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, issued a statement on March 29, 2019 after the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska released a ruling that sets aside and vacates a small land exchange between the Department of the Interior and the King Cove Corporation.

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January 22, 2018: Secretary Zinke Signs Land Exchange Agreement with King Cove

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The Aleut community of King Cove (Pop. 750) has been asking for over 20 years for a one-lane gravel road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge for transporting patients in emergency medical situations to an all-weather airport in Cold Bay. The road would be for non-commercial use only.