Arctic Report July 21, 2017

Report Contains:
Notes from the United State Arctic Research Commission’s 107th Meeting
Highlights from the 7th Symposium on the Impacts of an Ice-Diminishing Arctic on Naval and Maritime Operations
Icebreaker Amendment Voted Down – House Appropriations Committee Homeland Security Appropriations FY2018 Markup
America’s Arctic Economic Ambitions: Opportunities and Limitations – Center for Strategic and International Studies
Hearing on Opening ANWR to Drilling – House Committee on Natural Resources
Arctic News Roundup

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee hearing Marine Debris and Wildlife: Impacts, Sources, and Solutions

May 17, 2016 – Senate Dirksen Building, Washington, D.C. In his opening statement, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) stated that for coastal states, particularly those on the West Coast, the prevalence of marine debris on our shores is a chronic issue. In March 2011, a large earthquake stuck off the Japanese coast, causing a large tsunami […]

Senate Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife Oversight Hearing "Federal Interactions with State Management of Fish and Wildlife"

February 9, 2016 – 406 Dirksen, Washington, DC In his opening statement, Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) said the purpose of the hearing is to examine the interactions of  the state and federal governments as they manage fish and wildlife resources.   — Please subscribe or sign in to read the full story.

Senate Energy & Natural Resources Hearing to examine the Near-term Outlook for Energy and Commodity Markets

January 19, 2016 – Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington DC The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing to examine the near-term outlook for energy and commodity markets. Please subscribe or sign in to read the full story.

National Academies of Sciences' Arctic Matters Day

January 14, 2016 – NAS building, Washington, DC On January 14th, The National Academies of Sciences held a public symposium “Arctic Matters Day” to provide an overview of the dramatic environmental changes affecting the Arctic region and the many ways these changes can affect the world’s population. — Please subscribe or sign in to read […]