┬áThe U.S. government published a call for information in the Federal Registry on Thursday regarding a proposed opening for drillers in Alaska’s Arctic waters. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management solicited the information on a proposed lease in the Alaskan waters of the Beaufort Sea next year. The proposal, still in the draft stage, is part of a five-year lease plan that would go into force in 2019 if approved in its current form. “This process will help us identify not only the areas that can be safely and responsibly developed, but also those areas that should be protected for wildlife and traditional uses,” James Kendall, director of BOEM’s Alaskan region, said in a statement . President Donald Trump last […]