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Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

...including money for infrastructure and money to allow 62 families from Newtok to establish new homes at the chosen relocation site on higher ground 9 miles away. In the draft proposal publicly released Friday, state officials also are seeking...
Residents of eroding village welcome Obama's attention

...road and causeway to the mainland where residents voted several years ago to build a future school at a potential relocation site.Erosion is only part of the impact of climate change, which is accelerating in the Arctic. Villagers say the migrations...
Alaska Digest

...Koyukuk, at the confluence of the Yukon and Koyukuk rivers, is in the early stages of planning. Only Newtok has a relocation site selected. It could cost up to $400 million to relocate Kivalina, the report said. It is unclear how much it would...
Escalating erosion an unprecedented crisis for Native villages

...outside the community only notice when fall storms cause erosion here." Most residents have zeroed in on a preferred relocation site near Tin Creek, on the mainland 12 miles southwest of Shishmaref, if soil tests support development there. Newtok...
Work starts to relocate Alaska village

...effort is designed to lighten the craft's load as it heads up the shallow Ninglick River past Newtok and to the relocation site nine miles upriver. The Army, Marines and other military branches are providing personnel and heavy equipment for...
Eroding Alaska village appeals lawsuit's dismissal

...damages to help with the estimated $400 million cost to relocate the northwest Alaska village. Residents have chosen a relocation site, an area known as Kiniktuuraq, about two miles southeast of the current location. Kivalina is a traditional Inupiat...
Expos' former limited partners try to block move baseball's lawyers, did not give a timetable for a decision. "Although at this point no decisions as to a relocation site have been made," the memo said, baseball plans "subject to the negotiation of satisfactory terms and the affirmative...
Seeking Higher Ground

...eventually would be overtaken by erosion although the signs were in the far distance. Residents discussed five possible relocation sites for years, but never settled on a choice. "We had pros and cons and I finally said, 'This has got to stop...


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