Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Climate Hearings - Kotzebue!!

June 28th, 2007

4:00pm - 6:00pm Public Testimony

Alaska Climate Impact Assessment Commission

Rural Hearing - Kotzebue

Northwest Arctic Borough Assembly Chambers, Kotzebue, Alaska

Those wishing to testify during the open public comment period must sign up prior to 4:00pm.

Those wishing to submit written testimony may give it to staff at the hearing, or fax it to the number below.

If you wish to mail written comment, please send it to Rep. Ralph Samuels, Chairman, ACIAC, 716 W. 4th Avenue #630, Anchorage, AK 99501-2133.

For those wishing to access the hearing by teleconference, please go to the nearest Legislative Information Office (LIO) and join the hearing. You should request your LIO to schedule the hearing, AHEAD of the hearing on June 28th.

If you are not able to go to an LIO, you may access the hearing by calling the legislative bridge number, (888) 295-4546 and asking for the hearing. You can call in to this number to listen to the hearing, and testify.

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Here is a tentative list of people on the agenda as invited speakers:

Mayor Martha Whiting, Northwest Arctic Borough

Jim Dau, Wildlife Biologist Game Mgmt. Unit 23

Alex Whiting, Member Native Village of Kotzebue

Colleen Swan/Enoch Adams, Kivalina

Brad Reeve, General Mgr. Kotzebue Electric

Tony Weyiouanna, Sr., President Shishmaref Native Corp.

Stanly Tom, Tribal Administrator Village of Newtok

Levi Cleveland, Regional Elders Council

There have probably already been changes to this list additions & substitutions. Send me an email, and I'll update the speakers list. Please let everyone in your area know about the hearing, and how to listen in.

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