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As Project Chariot Clean-Up Ends, Legacy Lingers for Point Hope

During the Cold War, the U.S. Atomic Energy Agency made plans to detonate nuclear bombs a few dozen miles from Point Hope. This summer, state and federal agencies are cleaning out what they hope are the last remnants from Project Chariot’s legacy, even as residents of Point Hope say they still feel left out of the conversation about what happens on their land.

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Update News: May 1st, 2014

In Thursday’s news: US Dept. of Interior considering taking AK tribal land into trust; North Slope oil spill draws attention to frequency of smaller chemical incidents; Arctic Resource Development conference in Gambell concludes with international overtures; Slain Manokotak VPSO Madole to be honored in national memorial; Nome’s Carrie M. McClain Museum another step closer to…

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