NRC ASSESSES LEASING OFF ALASKA

A U.S. National Research Council report says the federal government has ample environmental information to support leasing and explorations for the Chukchi, Navarin, and Beaufort areas off Alaska. But it said there may not be enough information regarding the effects on the human environment. The Minerals Management Service, at the urging of Congress, asked for the NRC study in 1991. The study did not consider whether oil and gas activities should be undertaken. It focused more on the Chukchi

Mar 21st, 1994
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