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Emergency Hunts

A federal court in Alaska denied the state’s motion for a preliminary injunction to prohibit the opening of hunts in remote communities in the state to address Covid-19-related food shortages. The state claims the Federal Subsistence Board violated the Open Meetings Act and other statutes by delegating authority to local land managers to open emergency hunts.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A federal court in Alaska denied the state’s motion for a preliminary injunction to prohibit the opening of hunts in remote communities in the state to address Covid-19-related food shortages. The state claims the Federal Subsistence Board violated the Open Meetings Act and other statutes by delegating authority to local land managers to open emergency hunts. 

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