Study names Nome and Port Clarence, Alaska as best region for deep water Arctic port

Statues in Nome, Alaska. Photo: AFP PHOTO/GABRIEL BOUYS Alaska’s long held dream of an Arctic deep water port has moved one step closer to reality.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft report Wednesday that names the Nome/Port Clarence region as the best location for the port.

It will be the subject of an upcoming feasibility – level study which will help further determine a site.

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