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KNOM: Fukushima Radiation Is Present in Bering Sea, Researchers Say — But No Cause for Concern (5/15/2019) - Several years after a Fukushima nuclear power plant was damaged, Gay Sheffield, with Alaska Sea Grant, says St. Lawrence Island residents started sending her water samples.
KRBD: Whale encounters topic of next Ask UAS presentation (3/21/2019) - Gary Freitag will discuss whales of Southeast Alaska and his work with the Marine Mammal Stranding Network. He and Shellie Tabb give details about the presentation.
Nome Nugget: Slight uptick in Cesium-137 heralds arrival Of Fukushima plume in Northern Bering Sea (3/13/2019) - After the 2011 tsunami that caused the destruction of a nuclear powerplant at Fukushima, Japan, Bering Sea coastal residents anticipated that some radiation would show up in the region. Now it has, but at levels that are well below concern. Alaska Sea Grant hosting Better Process Control class, workshop on oil spill preparedness (2/6/2019) - Looking to continue your education? Alaska Sea Grant has you covered. This month the organization is offering two different events for those in the Anchorage area.
KDLG radio: Dillingham plans improvements to sewage lagoon (1/29/2019) - Alaska Sea Grant and the Bristol Bay Native Association have helped monitor erosion near the lagoon, helping the city take action.

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