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Court OKs approval of Shell Arctic drilling plan

...and two in the Beaufort this summer with a 514-foot drilling ship, the Frontier Discoverer. Chris Krenz, Arctic project manager for Oceana, one of the plaintiffs, said the decision was disappointing in light of the ongoing BP crude oil...
After Dec. 3, commercial fishing will be off-limits in Arctic

...scientists into the Arctic, not an armada of cargo ships, oil platforms and fishing trawlers," said Chris Krenz, Arctic project manager for conservation group Oceana. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council began looking at management options...
Bill on Arctic gets committee approval

...forming a more comprehensive and long-range strategy for study of the Arctic and climate change. Chris Krenz, Arctic project manager with the environmental group Oceana, says Begich is leading the way in Congress to ensure that basic Arctic research...
Federal agency opens comment on Arctic fisheries plan

...going on in the Arctic. We are hoping the oil industry catches on to this approach." Chris Krenz, Oceana's Arctic project manager, said the plan has broad-based support. "This is a big opportunity for the rest of the public to weigh in...
Arctic fisheries plan moves forward

...Oceanic and Atmospheric Service will establish procedures before approving any future fisheries. Chris Krenz, arctic project manager for the conservation group Oceana, said this is the first time a management plan has been put in place before...
Documentarians encourage climate of debate

...into economic debacles over and over again is just a really misleading representation of the facts." OCEANA Arctic Project Manager Chris Krenz said it was "disappointing the Chamber of Commerce is promoting this film" in Juneau. "Alaska...
Environmental, Alaska Native groups sue to stop lease sale

...air guns can produce peak pressures of sound of more than 250 decibels, according to the groups. Chris Krenz, arctic project manager for Oceana, said the lease sale has gone forward without a transparent process. "The administration started...
Bottom trawling restrictions start Monday

...up from the bottom gets bulldozed over. It is similar to forest clear-cutting," Chris Krenz, Oceana's arctic project manager, said Friday. In the northern Bering Sea, many animals, including the endangered spectacled eider, rely on...
Fishery council proposes closing northern waters

...opened. "This is a complete change from the way fisheries management has taken place," said Chris Krenz, Arctic project manager for the environmental watchdog Oceana. "This is proactive." Arctic communities support the closure. "Our...


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