TITLE

Edge of the Arctic

AUTHOR(S)
Frazier, Duncan
PUB. DATE
November 1987
SOURCE
National Parks;Nov/Dec87, Vol. 61 Issue 11/12, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the problem facing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska as a potential oil field. Studies concerning the chance of finding oil in the area; Consequences of allowing leasing and oil extraction in the area; Debate over the ANWR's coastal plain; Oil companies' speculation on the potential productivity of the ANWR region; Arguments by conservationists; Department of Interior's 1002 report discussing potential development impacts on 'Wilderness and Esthetics.'
ACCESSION #
11231561

 

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