WCS Applauds Record of Decision on Plan to Balance Conservation and Energy Development in National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska

Wetland in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska.

Most important arctic wetlands and corridors for caribou and migratory birds to be conserved Record of Decision puts the final management plan into effect Washington, D.C. / February 23, 2013 – The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) lauded the U.S. Department of the Interior’s issuance of a Record of Decision enacting the final management plan for the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) that balances wildlife conservation and energy development in the biggest public landscape in the country. The Integrated Activity Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement (Final IAP/EIS), issued in December by…

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