Mitigating Environmental Losses Through Project Planning

by Lynn M. Billington, Sohio Alaska Petroleum Co, Environmental Affairs Dep, Anchorage, AK, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '85


A significant amount of industry effort goes into project planning prior to preparation and submission of a permit application. Baseline studies are conducted, including preparation of geobotanical and surface hydrology maps. Facility configurations are analyzed from several angles, including environmental concerns. This paper is a case study of the Eileen West End Development area, where project planning was used to mitigate environmental losses.

Subject Headings: Case studies | Environmental issues | Hazardous materials spills | Wells (oil and gas) | Construction management | Industries | Hydrology | Mapping | Alaska | United States

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