NPR-A NE sale down half a million acres
Interior Department to offer 1.8 million acres, down from 2.3 million in original proposal; migratory bird, caribou concerns cited
A broad swath of lands south of Teshekpuk Lake, some half a million acres, has been cut from an August lease sale for the Northeast planning area of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
The U.S. Department of the Interiorís Bureau of Land Management said in a July 9 statement that it will offer 1....
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Bird, caribou buffer
Some 3 million acres under lease
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