The steps ahead might not be few, but another step in the direction of Alaska realizing its liquid natural gas project is a welcome one, particularly in the midst of an economic crisis created by the novel coronavirus response.
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The University of Alaska has demonstrated resilience and resolve over many years and across many challenging issues. Alaskans support the university in helping our students, employing our graduates, providing generous contributions, and offering their time and expertise on advisory and gover…