The UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research presents, “Regulating Offshore Oil and Gas Activity Around the Arctic,” with special guest Besty Baker of Vermont Law School.
Hear Betsy Baker talk about recent initiatives from around the Arctic regarding offshore oil and gas regulation there. Dr. Baker is an associate professor at the Vermont Law School, as well as senior fellow for Oceans and Energy at the school’s Institute for Energy and the Environment. She discusses implementation of the Arctic offshore oil and gas guidelines developed by the Arctic Council’s Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment (PAME) Working Group; the Canadian National Energy Board’s “Arctic Review,” and “A Circumpolar Inuit Declaration on Resource Development Principles in Inuit Nunaat,” issued by the Inuit Circumpolar Council earlier this year.
This event is part of ISER’s “Understanding Alaska: Lunchtime Talks” series.
This podcast was recorded on Aug. 17, 2011.
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- UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research
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