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Federal-State Natural Resource Issues in Arctic Alaska

  • Ned Farquhar
Conference paper
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Abstract

Federal-state relations in Arctic Alaska today are largely the product of land and resource statutes enacted by Congress between 1971 and 1980. With the passage of these encompassing laws, a range of issues and concerns related mostly to control over resources has emerged to dominate the Arctic policy scene. In the mix of issues, single trends in federal-state relations are difficult to discern. However, it is clear that the Arctic’s resource wealth and unique conditions contribute to a situation in which federal and state interests are often in conflict.

Keywords

Federal Government North Slope Federal Land Ownership Issue Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ned Farquhar
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  1. 1.Scott Polar Research InstituteCambridge UniversityWolcottUSA

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