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Wrangell travelift will go on one-month summer hiatus

WRANGELL, ALASKA In an effort to keep up with federal and state environmental standards, including the Clean Water Act, the city of Wrangell will be installing a wash down pad and treatment center as part of the city travelift. This will cause the boat haul-out facility to be closed for one month this summer, but harbor master Greg Meissner doesn't think that will stop the momentum of business. KSTK's Lisa Phu reports.
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