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Fairbanks City Council rejects United Nations Agenda 21 sustainability initiative

Tanana River, Alaska
Tanana River, Alaska (Photo credit: kla4067)

Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013 12:15 am | Updated: 12:18 am, Wed Apr 10, 2013.
By SAM FRIEDMAN

FAIRBANKS — The Fairbanks City Council made it clear Monday night that it wants no part of a United Nations sustainability initiative.

The council voted unanimously in support of a resolution that states the city will not enter into partnership with the U.N.’s Agenda 21 if such a partnership would “infringe on the natural and sovereign rights of the citizens of Fairbanks, Alaska.”

Icleiusa.org, a national website for ICLEIs, lists Juneau and Sitka as the only Alaska communities that are  members. More than 500 U.S. cities are ICLEI members..... http://www.newsminer.com/news/local_news/fairbanks-city-council-oks-anti-agenda-resolution/article_d545ffe4-a1b6-11e2-84c2-0019bb30f31a.html

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