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Aleut Corp. acquires business

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The Aleut Corp. says it has acquired a Louisiana company that provides environmental assessments and cleanup of radioactive materials.

The Alaska Native regional corporation says it acquired ARS International, based near Baton Rouge.

Aleut says ARS cleans up nuclear sites, as well as oil and gas fields, where low-level radioactive waste is generated.

Aleut says ARS has 55 employees and works with energy companies and government.