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Notes from the United State Arctic Research Commission’s 107th Meeting
Highlights from the 7th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations
Icebreaker Amendment Voted Down – House Appropriations Committee Homeland Security Appropriations FY2018 Markup
America’s Arctic Economic Ambitions: Opportunities and Limitations – Center for Strategic and International Studies
Hearing on Opening ANWR to Drilling – House Committee on Natural Resources
Arctic News Roundup
Modernizing and improving the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was the subject of a hearing in the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee on Feb. 15. The hearing focused mostly on streamlining the act and removing inefficiencies in the act with the listing and de-listing process.
The House Natural Resources Committee heard testimony on the Federal Lands Freedom Act which would make it much easier for federally held lands to be transferred to state control and would remove much of the regulations placed on land management.
May 17, 2016 – Senate Dirksen Building, Washington, D.C. In his opening statement, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) stated that for coastal states, particularly those on the West Coast, the prevalence … Read More
January 19, 2016 – Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington DC The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to examine the near-term outlook for energy and commodity markets. Please … Read More
On January 14th, The National Academies of Sciences held a public symposium “Arctic Matters Day” to provide an overview of the dramatic environmental changes affecting the Arctic region and the … Read More