Thursday, May 23, 2013
Sen. Begich Pushes New Legislation for Tongass and Law of the Sea, Remains Committed to Arctic Oil Development
He explains how the 'roadless rule' hurts southeast Alaska's economy, addresses the need to reinstitute the Coastal Zone Management Program and views the Arctic as another "new frontier."
Tongass/Chugach 'Roadless Rule'
Begich references hydro projects in southeast Alaska: "Power had gone out, had to convert back to diesel."
Shipping in the Arctic/ International Law of the Sea