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Geoscience and Energy Policy Office

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In January several long-awaited actions are likely: The Nebraska Supreme Court should rule on a suit challenging the right of the governor to approve the pipeline route; President Obama may decide whether to issue a presidential permit; and the House and Senate plan votes on legislation to approve the pipeline without a presidential permit.

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22 December 2014
You can submit comments now to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding its draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on Chukchi Lease Sale 193. Letters of support from AAPG members will help strengthen Arctic oil and gas exploration and production. The deadline for submitting comments is Dec. 22.

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AAPG has joined with other geoscience societies to brief congressional staff on basic scientific concepts on energy resources in “Energy from the Earth: Practical geoscience to inform energy legislation." The six 2013-2014 briefings are posted to the internet. The second series will begin in January or February when the new Congress convenes.

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Edith Allison Director, Geoscience and Energy Policy Office +1 202 643 6533
Colleen Newman Policy Communications Advisor +1 202 288 5337

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