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Oil and gas waste management issues and recommendations for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Alaska. Division of Environmental Quality.

Oil and gas waste management issues and recommendations for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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Published by The Divison in [Juneau?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Waste disposal -- Alaska -- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.,
    • Gas industry -- Waste disposal -- Alaska -- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlaska Department of Environmental Conservation, Division of Environmental Quality.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTD899.P4 A43 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination150 p. ;
      Number of Pages150
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1669260M
      LC Control Number91622125

      Legal Issues Related to Proposed Drilling for Oil and Gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Summary Congress is again considering whether to permit drilling for oil and gas in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), Alaska, to designate the area as wilderness, or to retain the status quo of maintaining the area as a Refuge without drilling.


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Oil and gas waste management issues and recommendations for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by Alaska. Division of Environmental Quality. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The blog began with an analogy to the economic implausibility and national-security risks of oil* from the vast Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Author: Amory B.

Lovins. Oil and gas studies may be permitted subject to site-specific compatibility determinations. Developed recreational facilities, unless necessary to limit resource damage, would not be permitted. Outside of the Refuge and on private inholdings within the Refuge, the Service works with private landowners to ensure management continuity.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Arctic Refuge, Refuge) encompasses approximately million acres1 ofland and water in northeastern Alaska (Map) and is administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) as a unit of the National Wildlife Refuge System (Refuge System).

nonfederal oil and gas activities in the NWRS and has enacted legislation to establish a federal oil and gas program in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska.6 1 For general information on oil and gas activities in the National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS), see U.S.

Fish andFile Size: 1MB. The Fight over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Is Back and the know-how to drill in the Arctic. Money from oil and gas development is an important source of income in Alaska, which has Author: E&E News.

Lauren Bettino, Natural Resource Conservation (Wildlife Focus) Hank Moylan, Natural Resource Conservation (Wildlife Focus) Victoria Stukas, Animal Science Deemed “the sacred place where life begins” by Alaska’s native Gwich’in people (Cultural Survival, ), the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) possesses massive environmental and cultural importance.

A proposal to open up part of the Arctic National Wildlife refuge to oil drilling has been dropped from the House budget bill, but it could still resurface if lawmakers eventually approve a budget. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Battle Ends, But Drilling Not A Given After nearly 40 years of heated debate, Congress voted on Wednesday to open the Alaska refuge to oil drilling.

Now, it's a. The Interior Department to launch day review process for oil and gas lease sales in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Republicans have tried for. WASHINGTON, D.C. (Octo ) — The U.S. Senate is set to vote on a Oil and gas waste management issues and recommendations for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge book resolution that would revoke the year-old Congressional prohibition on oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

The National Wildlife Federation is urging senators to support an amendment stripping out the provision. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is among our nation's premier winter wildlands. Despite the refuge’s irreplaceable wild character, the Interior Department is moving forward with an oil and gas lease sale for Refuge's Coastal Plain Join us in speaking out to protect the Refuge by commenting today.

In addition to summarizing the key issues in the long-running debate about whether to protect or drill in the Arctic Refuge, the analysis finds that, based on a review of data from oil and gas.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is no longer safe. Two Alaska Native corporations and an oil services form have jointly applied to begin seismic testing on the refuge’s pristine million-acre coastal plain—the calving grounds of the Porcupine caribou herd, which the nearby Gwich’in First Nation relies on for food security and culture.

U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment,Oil Production in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge:The Technology and the Alaskan Oil Context, OTA-E (Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, February ). Library of Congress Card Catalog Number For sale by the Superintendent of Documents U.S.

Government Printing Office. Updated Nov. A Senate committee on Wednesday voted to approve legislation that would open a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been a subject of controversy for decades. The Arctic National Wildlife Range was established in by Public Land Order This book provides an overview of the many issues relevant to offshore oil and gas development in the Arctic.

Topics covered in this book include a brief historical background of Arctic oil and gas development; a discussion of the economic importance of oil in Alaska; challenges of Arctic oil spill response; Arctic subsistence resource issues; an overview of important ecological resources in Author: Roman Shumenko.

U.S. Sen, Maria Cantwell is trying to block legislation that would make petroleum production a purpose of a million-acre section of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. he Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act () established the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) (fig.

1) as a wildlife refuge. In section of that act, Congress deferred a decision regarding future management of the million-acre coastal plain (“ area”) in recognition of the area’s potentially enormous oil and.

The debate over oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is part of a larger push to develop energy resources throughout the Arctic Circle. Sponsored by the United Nations Environmental Programme, this website compiles graphics, maps, and case studies describing the Arctic, its peoples, and threats to the region’s well.

Arctic Power is a grassroots, non-profit citizen’s organization with 1,s of members founded in April of to expedite congressional and presidential approval of oil and gas exploration and production within the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

Arguments supporting development of oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge include all of the following EXCEPT: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is an extremely fragile ecosystem, in part because of its harsh climate. Called "America's Serengeti" for its tremendous biodiversity, the coastal plain of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Alaska’s North Slope is one of the most intact and untouched ecosystems in America.

The refuge is home to more than species of birds, 42 species of fish, and 45 mammal species—including more thanhead of caribou. The prospect of drilling for oil and gas in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is looming ever closer with the Interior Department's release of its final environmental impact.

Why Drilling Shouldn’t be Allow in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge In my opinion drilling shouldn't be Allow in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge because it is more of an environmental issue. Due to the fact that oil and gas exploration and development in the (ANWR). Without notifying the public, the Trump Administration has moved to allow oil exploration in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for the first time in 30 years.

In a series of memos the Department of the Interior has proposed to permit seismic studies – that were previously deemed unlawful – to assess the available oil within the Refuge, the first step toward full blown drilling.

Final Position Statement. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Arctic National Wildlife Range was established in to preserve unique wildlife, wilderness, and recreational values.

In the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of amounts of oil and gas, and that it is of vital importance to many wildlife species. Now, after a decades-long fight, the U.S. Senate has just passed a Taxation Bill that will allow for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to be opened for oil and gas drilling.

With all that we now know about the effects of drilling on its surrounding ecosystem, allowing drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge signals an absolute surrender. Map of northern Alaska showing locations of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, including. the Area, which is slated to be opened for oil and gas drilling, and the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska (NPRA).

U.S. Geological Survey. At the same time, debate over this area's mineral resources has existed since even before Alaska's founding. A Center for American Progress analysis finds that offering oil and gas leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is likely to yield no more than $ million in revenue for the U.S.

Treasury. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is America's largest and wildest piece of publicly owned land. Polar bears, caribou, and wolves roam its.

2 U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, The Oil and Gas Resource Potential of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Area, Alaska, Open File Report; U.S. Geological Survey, USGS Fact Sheet FS, April ; and, Oil and Gas Resources of the Arctic Alaska Petroleum Province, by David W.

A BP oil and gas well in Alaska blew out late last week, uncontrollably spilling crude oil and gas just around 60 miles away from the Arctic National Wildlife well was out of control Author: Lacy Cooke.

The Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is critical habitat for polar bears — and is the subject of intense debate: to drill and extract, or preserve and protect. The Coastal Plain has the highest concentration of onshore polar bear denning habitat in America’s Arctic.

The question of whether to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) has been an ongoing political controversy in the United States since As ofRepublicans have attempted to allow drilling in ANWR almost fifty times, finally being successful with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of ANWR comprises 19 million acres ( million ha) of the north Alaskan.

ANWR: The Great Divide The renewed debate over drilling for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge hits home for the two Native groups nearest the nature preserve By Scott Wallace.

The issue for now is whether to open a portion of what is now the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to allow the development of potentially the richest on-shore source of oil remaining in the United States, and if so under what restrictions. The coastal northern plain of Cited by: 2.

Proposed oil and gas exploration within the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska: Final environmental impact statement and preliminary final regulations by U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Bureau of Land Management. Should energy resources in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be developed?Viewpoint: Yes, energy resources in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be developed because dependence on foreign resources poses a serious threat to the security of the Uni Source for information on Should energy resources in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be developed: Science in Dispute dictionary.

The Republican tax bill includes a provision that would open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration and drilling. It's a blow to environmental groups, but many Alaskans hope the. The tax bill headed to President Trump for signature lifts a ban on oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

But it might take years for drilling to begin, if it ever does. For nearly 30 years, some congressional Republicans have been attempting to open up parts of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling—and they’re at it once more.

Inthe Republican-controlled Congress passed a measure to open up a section of the refuge’s coastal plain to the fossil fuel industry, only to see.Sociocultural Assessment of Proposed Arctic ~ational Wildlife Refuge Oil and Gas Exploration Final Report Part I.

Kaktovik by Rosita F. Worl and Patricia O'Brien McMillan Part II. Arctic Village by Thomas D. Lonner and Stuart Wilson Beard Prepared for: United States Department of .