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By Rose Ragsdale
For Mining News 

Alaska settles RS 2477 trails dispute

State establishes clear title, gains right to build road to Coldfoot-Chandalar area, with federal-Native corporation settlement


Last updated 1/28/2007 at Noon

The State of Alaska has established clear ownership of two historic trails in northern Alaska under a settlement reached with federal and Native corporation officials of the state's claim to the trails under federal law RS 2477, a top Palin administration official announced Jan. 11.

Members of Alaska's mining industry Jan. 18 applauded the settlement, which ends a lawsuit filed by state offici...

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