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Sea ice decline and permafrost thaw create goose habitat in Arctic Alaska

...high-energy food.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service began noticing a shift in black brant geese population around Teshekpuk Lake, southeast of Barrow, in the 1970s. The geese have been moving away from large inland lakes and into coastal salt...
BLM may go ahead with drilling in sensitive area

...drilling in a sensitive area near Teshekpuk Lake on the North Slope, an agency...acres and lies to the northeast of Teshekpuk Lake. It sits within the 4.6-million...opening the sensitive area around Teshekpuk Lake to limited oil and gas drilling...
Sen. Murkowski criticizes petroleum reserve plan

...the size of Indiana.The environmentally sensitive Teshekpuk Lake area, renowned for its habitat for migratory drill, and there's no better example than the Teshekpuk Lake area, one of the planet's most prolific bird nurseries...
BLM proposes oil and gas expansion

...caribou and waterfowl habitats near Teshekpuk Lake. Henri Bisson, BLM Alaska state...sensitive wildlife habitats around Teshekpuk Lake. "It's an incredible rollback...direction we should be headed in." Teshekpuk Lake is the area with the highest potential...
Feds hope new report will lead to Arctic drilling

...important issues at The department hopes the updated report will help put it back on track to lease 400,000 acres around Teshekpuk Lake in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska to oil and gas companies eager to expand operations on the fuel-rich...
Former Interior secretary bashes Bush administration NPR-A development plan

...vulnerable wildlife habitat, including Teshekpuk Lake in northern Alaska. "That lake...habitat, particularly around Teshekpuk Lake, a vast seasonal haven for caribou...united in recognizing the risk on Teshekpuk Lake." Those worries are unfounded...
Don Young wary of national monuments

...News-Miner said a leaked Interior Department report indicates the entire Bristol Bay region could be declared a national monument to stop the proposed Pebble Mine. Another possible national monument designation is Teshekpuk Lake on the North Slope.
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1.8M acres of drilling leases go up for bid sale consideration lands in a buffer zone around Teshekpuk Lake, citing its importance to migratory birds. The area...intact unprotected wilderness area, and protecting Teshekpuk Lake isn't enough. "They're not going to cut out...
New management plan for Alaska petroleum reserve

...plan through an expansion of a Teshekpuk Lake Special Area continues restrictions...reserve, for more area south of Teshekpuk Lake to be made available for disputes the importance of Teshekpuk Lake to waterfowl and caribou, but...
Total adds Canadian drill partner

...over its leased land. Total is eying three prospects called Caribou East, Caribou West and Fox, all south of giant Teshekpuk Lake. The company is seeking permits for six to nine potential drilling sites, Bergeron said. Total, based in Paris...


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