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In seismically active Alaska, plans for statewide residential building codes are on shaky ground

Sixty years after North America’s most powerful earthquake on record ripped through Alaska and 5 ½ years after a different earthquake caused costly damage to structures and roads in the Southcentral region, there are no statewide codes to protect homes against future seismic disasters. Two bills pending in the Alaska Legislature, Senate Bill 197 and […]