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Posted: December 23, 2011 - 12:08am
JUNEAU EMPIRE STAFF REPORT
Alaskans will soon be able to comment on a draft environmental impact statement describing how offshore oil and gas activities in the U.S. Beaufort and Chukchi seas could affect marine mammals and the Alaska Native communities that depend on them for subsistence.
The document also examines measures to lessen potential effects.
The draft EIS was released Thursday. It looks at measures NOAA could adopt over the........ http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-23/noaa-seeks-comments-petro-industry-effects-arctic-fauna-subsistence