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Willow Project DEIs Released — Protect Teshekpuk Lake!
Caribou herd of Teshekpuk Lake. Photo by Keri Oberly
Teshekpuk Lake has been a place for spiritual, mental, and physical well-being to the Iñupiat Peoples since time immemorial. The Willow Master Development Project is massive, with little to no research on the impact of the cumulative projects across the Arctic Slope. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) was released & the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is hosting Public Meetings to gather public comments.
DEADLINE for Public comment: Oct. 29, 2019
Please write comments and attend one of the BLM’s Willow public meetings:
Fairbanks, AK – Mon, Sept. 9, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Westmark Hotel Fairbanks
Anaktuvuk Pass, AK – Tue, Sept. 10, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Anaktuvuk Pass Community Center
Anchorage, AK – Thu, Sept. 12, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel-Midtown
Utqiagvik, AK – Wed, Sept. 18, 2019, 6-8 p.m., Iñupiat Heritage Center
Atqasuk, AK – Thu, Sept. 19, 2019, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Atqasuk Community Center
Nuiqsut, AK – Wed, Oct. 2, 2019, 5-8 p.m., Kisik Community Center / ANILCA 810 Hearing
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