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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.
9/7/2007 The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service maintains a separate Web site dedicated to its efforts to foster collaboration and integration "among programs, partners and stakeholders, and incorporation of climate change into decision-making."
8/4/2007 Charged with protecting the marine environment, while fostering responsible development of the nation’s offshore natural resources, including the Alaskan Arctic, MMS funds multiple IPY projects.
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