Initially set aside in case of a national energy emergency, today the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) is the largest piece of undeveloped federal land owned in the U.S. This week on Addressing Alaskans, Stacie McIntosh, supervisor of the Bureau of Land Management Arctic Field Office provides a tour of the NPR-A and details how the BLM manages the “People, Land and Resources” in the vast 22.8 million acre area stretching from the Brooks Range to the Arctic Coast.
- BLM Alaska: National Petroleum Reserve Alaska
- USGS: NPR-A
- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner: BLM extends comment time for NPR-A plan (29 May 2012)
BROADCAST ON KSKA: Thursday, May 31, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
RECORDED: Thursday April 5, 2012 at UAA Bookstore
SPEAKER: Stacie McIntosh, supervisor, BLM Arctic Field Office
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