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    Posted on March 23rd, 2016

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    The Impacts of Offshore Drilling

    For years the oil and gas industry has been pushing to open the Arctic Ocean to development despite the Arctic’s harsh and remote conditions. Sub-zero temperatures, long periods of darkness, shifting ice floes and hurricane-force winds make industrial activities particularly risky. The Arctic Ocean is already suffering some of the effects of climate change. According to the National Climate Assessment, “Alaska has warmed twice as fast as the rest of the […]

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    Posted on March 22nd, 2016

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    Make Your Voice Heard on Offshore Drilling

    Are you concerned about offshore drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas? If a spill occurred, none of the three primary oil spill response methods – mechanical containment and recovery, in situ burning, or dispersants – have been proven effective in Arctic conditions. Infrastructure is also lacking in the Arctic to support offshore oil and gas operations, including emergency […]

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