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Thanks from the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center 12-lecture series.We thank the following speakers: Eric Regehr and Kim Titus for Polar Bears of Alaska's Chukchi Sea; Linda Kruger and Jim Powell for Southeast Alaska Residents' Observations of Climate and Environmental Changes; Lynn...
Legislative roundup for Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014

...Murkowski said she was disappointed by Shell's announcement last week that it was canceling its exploration plans in the Chukchi Sea this summer because of the 9th Circuit ruling on Lease Sale 193 and Interior's failure to provide regulatory predictability...
State | AK legislature
Oil drilling on nation's Arctic coast put on ice

...Argentina."Still, Shell's Arctic misadventures stand out.After purchasing licenses for $2.1 billion in the Chukchi sea off Alaska's coast in 2008, Shell began preliminary drilling in the summer of 2012.But it was unable to get far...
Judges say Arctic offshore lease sale was flawed

...prepared an environmental assessment for a sale in the Chukchi Sea based on minimal development - just 1 billion barrels...Arctic and the planet by keeping oil drilling out of the Chukchi Sea," said Earthjustice attorney Eric Grafe, who represented...
State | AK legislature
Federal agency seeks more detail in Shell Arctic drill plan

...2012 drilled pilot holes and dug mudline cellars in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast and in the Beaufort Sea...Shell on Nov. 26 submitted a 2014 drilling plan for the Chukchi Sea only. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management requested...
More questions than answers for oil and gas in new year allowed - to proceed with a Chukchi Sea exploration program now proposed...program for renewed drilling in the Chukchi Sea.Another question to follow in...previously made, Burger in the Chukchi Sea and Siivuk in the Beaufort, the...
Fireside Lectures 2014

...called "Polar Bears in Alaska's Chukchi Sea: Climate Change and Conservation...Department of Fish and Game.The Chukchi sea has one of the United States...said Regehr has been studying the Chukchi Sea polar bear population's health...
Regulators seek details on Shell Arctic drill plan

ANCHORAGE - A federal agency is asking Royal Dutch Shell PLC for more details about possible plans to drill in the Chukchi Sea next year.The application to drill will not be complete until the oil giant provides additional information in its...
Nations jockey for Arctic position

...assets, the U.S. might be forced to borrow from the private sector."When Shell drilled two summers ago in the Chukchi Sea and the Beaufort Sea, they had 33 vessels and the Coast Guard had one national security cutter," Conley said...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...interweaves fiction and science, centers on a marine biologist who angers Big Oil through her research in Alaska's Chukchi Sea. (University of Washington Press, September 2013)"Goat Mountain: A Novel" by David Vann. Vann's latest novel...


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