King Cove Tribal Organization Issues Statement on Lawsuit Filed by Environmental Groups

January 31, 2018

King Cove, AK – A tribal organization in King Cove, Alaska issued the following statement after environmentalists filed a lawsuit challenging the King Cove land exchange agreement signed by the U.S. Department of the Interior:

“It is unfortunate that the special interest groups continue to ignore the health and safety concerns of the residents of King Cove,” said Della Trumble, spokeswoman for the King Cove (Native) Corporation. “We are thankful that the current administration has listened to our concerns and has agreed to a land exchange that will allow us to better protect our families. We are confident the courts will uphold the agreement.”

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