Port of Alaska in Anchorage

Anchorage Assembly OKs new port fuel storage laws, homeless shelter time extension

Published: May 24, 2017

Alaska Dispatch News
By : Devin Kelly

The Anchorage Assembly on Tuesday night near-unanimously rolled back a recently enacted safety buffer between the Government Hill neighborhood and new tanks for storing fuel and other hazardous materials at the Port of Anchorage, though such facilities must still pass a public review before being built.

Downtown Assemblyman Christopher Constant and city officials said the goal was to strike a balance between economic expansion at the port and public health and safety. Some neighbors wanted the buffer to stay.

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