Report May 15, 2013

The Alaska Citizen's Guide to Natural Gas Permitting

This Guide highlights opportunities where citizens can influence agency decisions that affect the impacts and conditions of natural gas development. It encourages Alaskans to take an active role in preserving our public lands and to better ensure a well-informed, site-specific and historically-aware use of natural resources.

This useful guide helps citizens understand the complex process of natural gas development in Alaska, which is happening closer to national parks, towns and people than ever before in Alaska’s history. The Citizen’s Guide outlines the risks associated with gas development (including new roads, traffic, noise, habitat disturbance, water pollution and air pollution) and how Alaskans can become informed and involved in guiding gas development in their communities.

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