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Feds finish draft of Arctic drilling document

...tentatively increased its estimate of recoverable oil from certain Chukchi Sea leases, but regulatory hurdles remain before offshore oil development can occur.The BOEM, part of the Interior Department, released a draft revised supplemental environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-10/feds-finish-draft-arctic-drilling-docum
State
Haida Nation files claim over offshore oil and gas reserves

...Haida name. "We don't believe offshore oil and gas can be safely obtained...and we are not prepared to see offshore oil and gas drilling in any waters...government imposed a moratorium on offshore oil and gas activity in 1972, and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030702/sta_haidacase.shtml
News
My turn: Offshore oil plan risky

...remoteness, the Alaska shelf is one of the most difficult working environments in the world. Clearly, the risks of offshore oil are greater in Alaska than anywhere else in the nation. The draft environmental impact statement for the proposed leasing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100506/opi_20061005016.shtml
Opinion
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Whaling captains dispute offshore oil report 7/16/97

...Wednesday, July 16, 1997 Whaling captains dispute offshore oil report Last modified at 2:54 p.m. on Wednesday...environmental impact statement for a proposed federal offshore oil and gas lease sale. The captains say the government...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071697/whaleers.html
Outside editorial: Oil drilling: A nasty national compulsion

...Salazar open vast new areas of federal ocean waters to offshore oil drilling is no surprise. In his State of the Union...Dauphin Island after Hurricane Katrina. I've visited offshore oil rigs in the Santa Barbara Channel and the Gulf of Mexico...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040410/opi_601760082.shtml
Opinion
Balance is in the eye of the beholder and ultimately Congress

...behold President Obama's recent offshore oil announcement, as a former resident...elders who were worried about how offshore oil and gas could disrupt their way...Aleutian Basin was put off limits to offshore oil and gas. Then, as the images...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040710/opi_603055053.shtml
Opinion
Alaska editorial: State's future will rely on oil leases

Courts continue to validate the offshore oil and gas leases sold by the federal government in recent...discovered to stop Alaska's oil production decline. The offshore oil industry has an excellent environmental record in other...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090309/opi_489248328.shtml
Alaska weakens oil spill prevention, response

Alaska is becoming a national leader in a new area, relaxing its regulation of offshore oil drilling spill response and prevention at a time when others are seeking more protections.That change comes following BP's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-08-04/alaska-weakens-oil-spill-prevention-res
State
BP reports losses in Alaska, elsewhere

...vanishing profits, as the company ended work on an a costly offshore oil field.BP Exploration (Alaska) the subsidiary of...would have used extended-reach drilling to tap into offshore oil reserves, played a significant role in the company's...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-01/bp-reports-losses-alaska-elsewhere
Local
Begich warns loss of Coastal Management Program could harm chances for arctic oil exploration

...program die at the end of the month, it could hurt offshore oil and gas development in the arctic. Begich, on the...convince the Obama administration of the importance of offshore oil development in Alaska. "I don't know what politics...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-05-31/begich-warns-loss-coastal-management-pr
Local

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