Chukchi Sea oil and gas sale comment period extended

Interested parties have until Dec. 3 to comment on the proposed oil and gas sale in the Chukchi Sea. The Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management announced Thursday that it was extending the comment period because of the government shutdown in October.

Developers believe Alaska’s outer continental shelf has extensive oil resources, but the site’s remote location and harsh conditions pose challenges to extraction.

Find more information on how to comment here: http://bit.ly/chukchicomment.

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