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Vol. 14, No. 49 Week of December 06, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Climate change legal impacts heat up

U.S. legislation, regulation and litigation will all have far-reaching impacts on the Alaska oil and gas industry in coming years

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

In one sense it makes no difference who is right and who is wrong in the debate over the effect of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases on the Earth’s climate: The legal fallout from a broad view that human activity is impacting global temperatures is creating a series of issues for the oil and....

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No immediate legislation

Federal regulation

NEPA process

Litigation


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