Canadian report finds gaps in U.S. draft plan on coastal oil leases

Development in 1002 lands could trigger 'severe' harvest restrictions

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A Canadian report found the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has information gaps on the risks that oil and gas development in coastal Alaska and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would pose to the harvest and habitat of Porcupine caribou. The Canadian vulnerability analysis found that BLM’s 2018 Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) “does not have...