Offshore Drilling in the Arctic: A Conversation with Fran Ulmer



Offshore drilling in the Arctic is a contentious topic, especially in light of the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. In the second of a two-part podcast, Fran Ulmer, chair of the US Arctic Research Commission and former lieutenant governor of Alaska, discusses her experience as a member of the National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, appointed by President Obama, and offers some perspective on the debate surrounding natural resource extraction, of all types, in Alaska.