Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) instrumental in village relocation

Threatened by frequent, storm-driven erosion and flooding, the village of Newtok located on the Ninglick River in Southwest Alaska has been in the process of relocating nine miles up-river to Nelson Island and the new village site of Mertarvik since early summer. Bowhead Transport, LLC, a subsidiary of UIC, was busy for most of the …

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