“A US District Court Judge yesterday issued a ruling in the case, National Audubon Society v. Kempthorne, stopping a proposed oil lease sale opening nine million acres for drilling including near Alaska’s Teshekpuk Lake. Interior had scheduled the lease sale for September 27.”
If you’re unaware of the plight of this area then please reference the following sites to learn more. It is extremely important that the voice of those that value our natural environment convey the need to preserve this fragile area.
The Wilderness Society:
Oil and Gas Leasing Would Damage Alaska’s Teeming Teshekpuk Lake Region
Planned lease sale threatens waterfowl, caribou, native lifestyles
Sierra Club: Intro to Teshekpuk Lake
Save Teshekpuk Lake – Petition to continue to protect this area. Your help is needed.