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Minerals Management Service (MMS), Department of the Interior

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) is a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Interior. In the Alaska Region, our mission is to manage the mineral resources of the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf in an environmentally sound and safe manner. The Alaska OCS Region encompasses 600 million acres and more than 6,000 miles of coastline. The diversity of ecosystems in the Region is astounding.

Website: http://www.mms.gov/alaska/aboutak/

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