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Coast Guard Sets Up Seasonal Base In Kotzebue; And FERC Approves A TAPS Settlement

By | July 19, 2013

Even though there’s no drilling in Arctic waters this summer, work is still being done in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas. The Coast Guard has set up a forward operating location in Kotzebue this year after opening a seasonal location in Barrow last summer. Proponents of the oil tax referendum gather over 50,000 signatures. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approves a TAPS settlement with the three owners. A new book delving into the life of ‘Papa Pilgrim’ has been well-received by the public. ‘On Frozen Ground’ prepares to hit theaters. The Denali climbing season has ended.

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