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View Resource Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain Terrestrial Wildlife Research Summaries

This recently released 90-page report by the US Geological Survey and the US Fish and Wildlife Service is a summary of previously reported and currently updated research on the potential biological impacts of petroleum exploration and development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). After a 1987 report to Congress recommending opening the refuge to "an orderly oil and gas leasing...