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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge development

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge development

joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment of the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries and the Subcommittee on Water and Power Resources of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session ... November 17, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil and gas leases -- Alaska.,
  • Wildlife refuges -- Alaska.,
  • Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Water and Power Resources.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 264 p. :
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17834841M

      Y ears ago, camping in Alaska’s Arctic national wildlife refuge, I watched a herd of caribou – , bulls, cows and their three-week-old calves – Author: Kim Heacox. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, color maps ; 23 cm. Contents: 1. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): Legislative Actions through the th Congress Oil and Gas Leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR): The 2,Acre Limit Engineering and Economics of the USGS Circum-Arctic Oil .

    - Buy Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land: a Photographic Journey book online at best prices in India on Read Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: Seasons of Life and Land: a Photographic Journey book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(9). ANWR Facts. Designation In the area was designated the Arctic National Wildlife Range. In the area extended and designated a National Wildlife Refuge. Visitation average annual visitation is under people.. Local Culture Gwich’in Athabaskan on the southside and Inupiat on the northern coastal plain. ANWR has been inhabited for over 10 years.

      An indigenous group was joined by investors controlling trillions of dollars in assets as they called for fossil fuel companies and the banks that fund them to end efforts to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge—making clear that harming the protected land is bad for business and destructive to indigenous groups' land and the environment. A provision to open the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil development is included in the tax bill agreed upon by Republicans serving on .


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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge development by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries. Subcommittee on Fisheries and Wildlife Conservation and the Environment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR or Arctic Refuge) is a national wildlife refuge in northeastern Alaska, United consists of 19, acres (78, km 2) in the Alaska North Slope region.

It is the largest national wildlife refuge in the country, slightly larger than the Yukon Delta National Wildlife refuge is administered from offices in on: North Slope Borough and Yukon-Koyukuk.

From the introduction by President Jimmy Carter to essays by the Pulitzer Prize winning nature writer Peter Matheson and bird artist Allen Sibley, among others, the book makes a plea for preservation of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, with particular note of strong attacks on the refuge by forces supporting the petroleum industry/5.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is at the center of the conflict between America’s demand for oil and nature at its most pristine. Three decades before the battle over oil development began, a group of visionary conservationists launched a controversial campaign to preserve a remote corner of by:   The Fight over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Is Back lands prove there is both demand and the know-how to drill in the Arctic.

Money from oil and gas development is an important source Author: E&E News. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is located in the northeast corner of Alaska. In this region of extensive cold, much of the Refuge's soils are underlain with permafrost.

The Beaufort Sea washes against the north coast of the Refuge. These waters remain ice-covered for eight or more months each year. ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, THE BIGGEST WILD. Alaska $4, (Inclusive*) • July August 3 Perhaps the greatest remaining terrestrial wilderness on Earth, the Arctic Refuge is a pulsating, living wilderness of caribou, moose, Dall sheep, and grizzly.

It is vast tundra plains, rugged peaks, and gorgeous mountain valleys with wild rivers and forests of spruce. The book did a great job giving me a preview of life as a visitor to the Refuge.

This is the seminal book about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, written before the Refuge was “cool,” and it is the template for all of the books that follow it. If you’re going to read only one book before going to the Refuge, this is the one.

--Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Map-- Federal Register Notice. This Comprehensive Conservation Plan is a revision of the plan currently used to manage Arctic Refuge.

The revised plan describes six alternatives for Refuge management and assesses the effects of implementing each of the alternatives. Arctic National Wildlife Refuge protects an enormous pristine high-latitude wilderness that encompasses several ecological zones.

The high mountains constitute a cold alpine tundra region that supports hardy grasses, low shrubs, and heaths. To the south the mountains slope down through a mixed forest-tundra transition zone to boreal forest, dominated by conifers and.

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Secretary Norton spoke about U.S. energy policy and proposals to expand oil exploration and production in the Arctic Decem Book Title: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ANWR Wildlife issues associated with oil and gas development Author: United States.

Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on Water and Power Resources Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: UVA Arctic Sanctuary: Images of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge published by the University of Alaska Press is a visual delight and a book I can highly recommend to nature lovers, landscape photographers and those who care about the environment.

—Rick. Pielou, E.C., Field Guide to the Arctic. (University of Chicago Press). This book won the Western Book Award for Creative Nonfiction in and is very readable natural history and science. Kaye, Roger, The Last Great Wilderness: The Campaign to Establish the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

(University of Alaska Press ). He is a leading voice on issues of Arctic conservation, indigenous human rights, resource wars, and climate change. He was originally drawn to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to photograph polar bears in the wild, but ended up documenting what you see here in this on: SW Klickitat Way, Suite Seattle, WA The debate over oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is part of a larger push to develop energy resources throughout the Arctic Circle.

Sponsored by the United Nations Environmental Programme, this website compiles graphics, maps, and case studies describing the Arctic, its peoples, and threats to the region’s well. Witnesses testified at a hearing on oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), specifically the coastal plain Ap U.S.

Arctic Agenda. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), situated on Alaska’s northeastern coast, is the largest protected wilderness in the United States. Extractive activities are allowed in the refuge, as long as the U.S.

Congress approves. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is America's Serengeti, comprising million acres of land in the northeast corner of Alaska and adjoining Ivvavik and Vuntui National Parks in the Yukon Territory in Canada/5(20).

In Novembera draft report by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service recommended that all of the coastal plain within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge be opened for oil and gas development.

It also proposed to trade the mineral rights ofacres (67, ha) in the refuge for surface rights toacres (, ha) owned by corporations of six Alaska. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is an iconic American treasure. It is home to more than species of birds, along with polar bears, wolves, and nearlycaribou that raise their young in.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is an American treasure and is internationally known for its ecological importance and beauty. Renowned for its wildlife, forty-five species of land and marine mammals live in the Arctic Refuge, including polar bears, wolf, moose, mountain sheep and bowhead whales.Wildlife Refuge.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge was estab-lished in to preserve unique wildlife, wilder-ness, and recreational values. 1. Congress enlarged the Refuge to million acres and designated 8 million acres of the Refuge includ-ing mountains, foothills, and coastal plain as Wil-derness in the Alaska National Interest Lands.

From there, she took numerous treks into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This book captures her experiences and impressions. Debbie is a graceful writer who weaves a story well.

Occasionally she gets a little preachy about the need to protect the Refuge from development, but for the most part her writing is informative, entertaining and /5.