Alaska Governor Bill Walker shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping in April 2017. A plan with three Chinese companies to extract and sell Alaska’s natural gas has been cancelled by Walker’s successor. Photo: AP

Alaska scraps plan to partner with China on major natural gas project over fears of ‘risks to the state’

  • The plan was signed in 2017 in front of presidents Trump and Xi, and overseen by former Alaska governor Bill Walker
  • But new Governor Mike Dunleavy is concerned about ‘risks’ associated with working with three Chinese companies
Topic |   US-China relations

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Alaska Governor Bill Walker shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping in April 2017. A plan with three Chinese companies to extract and sell Alaska’s natural gas has been cancelled by Walker’s successor. Photo: AP
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