Midday Report May 22, 2023

On today’s Midday Report with host Terry Haines: A bill passed by the Alaska legislature bans most uses of firefighting foams containing PFAS chemicals. A massive ice jam on the Yukon River caused flooding in the small village of Kokrines over the weekend. And the First Lady of the United States took the stage in Bethel, flanked by several influential Native women.

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First lady of Alaska Rose Dunleavy, Rep. Mary Peltola, and Bethel Native Corporation president and CEO Ana Hoffman joined first lady Dr. Jill Biden and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland at the Investing in America event on May 17, 2023 in Bethel, Alaska.
First lady of Alaska Rose Dunleavy, Rep. Mary Peltola, and Bethel Native Corporation president and CEO Ana Hoffman joined first lady Dr. Jill Biden and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland at the Investing in America event on May 17, 2023 in Bethel, Alaska.

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