Additional Guidance Would Help Strengthen the Minerals Management Service's Assessment of Environmental Impacts in the North Aleutian Basin

Gaffigan, Mark E.
April 2010
GAO Reports;4/7/2010, preceding p1
Government Document
The article focuses on a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) which examines issues concerning oil and gas development in the North Aleutian Basin. It describes the estimated quantities of oil and gas and needed infrastructure in the area. The steps made by Minerals Management Service (MMS) in meeting federal requirements for oil and gas development and the challenges it faced are discussed. Moreover, the laws, documents and other data gathered are analyzed.


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