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Offices Closed to Public

The Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development offices are closed to the public at this time. We are still open for business and encourage you to contact us via phone or email.

Newtok Planning Group

NEPA Documentation

Environmental review to meet the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) has taken place for several federally funded relocation projects at Mertarvik over the past decade. These documents are provided below, with a brief description of each project.

2018 Denali Commission Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Mertarvik Infrastructure Development Project 2017 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), Environmental Assessment for Newtok Relocation Project 2016 U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Part 50 Environmental Review 2016 Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Environmental Review for Mertarvik Road Development 2015-2016 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Environmental Review for 12 Home Relocation 2011 Department of Defense Innovative Readiness Training Program (IRT) FONSI for Mertarvik Access Road and Quarry Development 2008 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Review for Mertarvik Evacuation Center 2006 Economic Development Administration (EDA) Environmental Review for Mertarvik Barge Landing and Staging Area


For more information contact:

Sally Russell Cox

Division of Community and Regional Affairs
Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1650
Anchorage, AK 99501
Phone: (907) 269-4588
FAX: (907) 269-4066
Email:sally.cox@alaska.gov