Lunchtime Talk: Regulating Offshore Oil and Gas Activity Around the Arctic

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, among other things, 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.

Podcast available from University of Alaska Anchorage Advancement.

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