Topic: Minerals Management Service

Marine Scientists to Assess Environment Before Offshore Drilling Begins in U.S. Arctic Waters

Feb. 17, 2009

Through a $2.9 million, three-year grant from the Minerals Management Service (MMS), a team led by University of Texas at Austin marine scientists will assess the biological and chemical conditions on the seabed of the Chukchi Sea before the area opens for offshore oil drilling.

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