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  • Monday, August 03, 2015
  • DOE Office of Indian Energy Visit to UAF

As part of a weeklong visit to Alaska, the US Department of Energy Office of Indian Energy came to Fairbanks on Tuesday, August 4th to learn more about the issues facing the remote communities of Alaska.  Chris Deschene (Director), Mike Rodrigue (COO), and Givey Kochanowksi (Alaska Office Director) attended meetings with UAF personnel, paid a visit to the management of the Fox permafrost tunnel, met with local utility managers, and tribal groups as part of their day in the Interior.

Before the week is over the DOE team members will have visited Anchorage, Fairbanks, and the communities of Rampart, Huslia, Shungnak, Selawik, Kotzebue, Kivalina, and Buckland.

DOE team members and UAF representatives participate in ETF tour.  Photo credit M. Frey, ACEP/UAF.