NAEC comments on Alaska DNR mission change
The DNR recently dropped "conserve," "enhance," and "future generations" from their mission statement, making their purpose more development-focused than Royal Dutch Shell! The Northern Center and allies commented for the conservation community. Read all about it in the Daily News Miner
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The old one read: “To develop, conserve and enhance natural resources for present and future Alaskans.”
The new one: “To responsibly develop Alaska’s resources by making them available for maximum use and benefit consistent with the public interest.”
What happened to "conserve," "enhance," and "future generations?"
Read our submission to the Daily News Miner here
PS: The mission of Royal Dutch Shell is: "to meet the energy needs of society, in ways that are economically, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future."