Locking Up the Last Frontier

Coyne Jr., John R.
May 1980
National Review;5/30/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p658
The article comments on the debate over the oil reserves of Alaska. It presents the statement issued by U.S. presidential candidate Ronald Reagan on the crude oil reserve of the state. An overview of the report entitled Solutions to the National Energy Crisis: Why Not Alaska? from a nonprofit corporation chaired by former governors of Alaska, William A. Egan and Walter J. Hickel, is provided. It explores the problems with the accuracy of the estimates of oil reserves. Details of the land and wildlife issues facing the recovery of oil in Alaska, are discussed.


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