Alaska Senator Introduces Bill To Fund Volcano Monitoring

05/01/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • McClatchy DC

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said Monday she'll introduce legislation this week to establish regular funding for the Alaska Volcano Observatory, just one month after fellow Republican Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal criticized the stimulus bill pushed by President Baack Obama for containing spending for volcano monitoring.

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