COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND REGULATORY LIAISON, PUBLIC AND AGENCY INVOLVEMENT
Clients: Various Members of the Petroleum Industry
Public and local community awareness, involvement, information transfer, and education are required in order to pursue development plans within all coastal zones. These needs have become very common for coastal projects within the United States and abroad, and we are committed to participate in these efforts on our clients’ behalf.
Liaison between project owners and Federal and State regulatory agencies in Alaska.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
North Slope Borough, Native Villages
Department of Environmental Conservation
Presentations in the Native villages of Barrow, Nuiqsut, and Kaktovik to explain project plans and technical issues
Solicitation of Native Knowledge related to environmental forces (waves, ice, currents, fish and game movements, whale migration and harvesting issues, storm conditions)
Organization of a tour of the Prudhoe Bay oil field for a group of Russian engineers and regulatory authorities to familiarize them with coastal engineering and construction practices for possible application to the Russian frontier