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Briefing Date:03/04/2003
Topic:Cumulative Environmental Effects of Oil and Gas Activities on Alaska's North Slope

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
and
Polar Research Board
Committee on the Cumulative Environmental Effects of Oil and Gas
Activities on Alaska's North Slope

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Congressional Briefings
Tuesday, March 4, 2003
2318 Rayburn House Office Bldg. -- 1:00 p.m.
and
406 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. -- 3:00 p.m.

on

Cumulative Environmental Effects of Oil and Gas Activities on Alaska's North Slope

Requested by Congress in PL106-74, this new Academies report looks at the long-term effects of oil and gas exploration on Alaska's North Slope -- which includes the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- and off its coast.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on March 4, 2003 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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