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Feds Want to Lease Lower Cook Inlet. Again.

Feds Want to Lease Lower Cook Inlet. Again.

Posted by Bob Shavelson at Nov 26, 2014 12:35 PM |

The Bureau of Ocean Energy & Management (BOEM) is moving forward with plans to lease 1.17 million acres of federal waters in Lower Cook Inlet for oil and gas exploration. This rich and productive area supports valuable commercial, sport and subsistence fisheries, and provides critical habitat for whales and other marine mammals, including the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale.

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Proposed Harbor Safety Committee to protect Cook Inlet

Proposed Harbor Safety Committee to protect Cook Inlet

Posted by Rachel Lord at Nov 13, 2014 10:45 AM |

In 2010, large vessels transported nearly 450 million gallons of crude oil and 575 million gallons of ‘non-persistent’ oil (i.e. gasoline & light diesel) through Cook Inlet waters. The HRC has the potential to be a non-regulatory arena where all voices can come to the table in an organized manner to ensure best practices and pro-active measures are taken to protect Cook Inlet into the future. Inletkeeper looks forward to participating in this effort with a solution-oriented approach in line with our mission: Protect Cook Inlet and the life it sustains.

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Lower Cook Inlet Federal Oil & Gas Lease Sale 244

Lower Cook Inlet Federal Oil & Gas Lease Sale 244

Posted by Bob Shavelson at Nov 10, 2014 05:30 PM |

Public hearings soon; comments due Dec. 8, 2014 The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced its intent to develop an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for oil and gas leasing in Lower Cook Inlet. It will hold “scoping” meetings to learn what issues should be addressed in the EIS. Oil & gas leasing in Lower Cook Inlet has a long and controversial history, due in large part to the incredible commercial, sport and subsistence fisheries resources in the area.

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One person's trash...

One person's trash...

Posted by Rachel Lord at Nov 05, 2014 08:00 AM |

Like many harbors in the state, the float system in the Homer Harbor is old and definitely needing upgrades. In the City’s words, the floats being replaced are “some of the oldest and most badly damaged floats in the harbor.” So out with the old and in with the new - hooray! But what happens with the old?

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