International cooperation

South Dakota has joined a multi-state legal battle against the federal government in support of the Keystone XL Pipeline. USD law professor Myanna Dellinger joins Dakota Midday to talk about the legal action and Keystone’s impact on the international conversation about climate change. 

Dakota Midday: Policy Insight from Marty Jackley

May 24, 2016

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is leading a national attorneys general delegation to Israel this week, and he’s bringing a little South Dakota policy insight with him. Attorney General Jackley talks with Dakota Midday host Lori Walsh about what international collaboration can offer the state of South Dakota, about officer-involved shootings in the state, and about efforts to challenge President Obama on his rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline. 

Frank Kelly, Director of EROS.  People from 15 space agencies around the world met in South Dakota.  Members of the International Charter, Space and Major Disasters gather twice a year to share updates and monitor progress.  Frank Kelly says the Charter provides a birds-eye perspective on devastating disasters like earthquakes and tsunamis.  Kelly takes over as chair of the charter for the next six months. The charter is called upon nearly once a week to respond to mapping a disaster.