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The environmental study is called "Chukchi Sea Planning
Area Oil and Gas Lease Sale 193 Draft Second Supplemental Environmental Impact
Statement," and it is available on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's
Alaska website at:
The section of the study that evaluates the likelihood of large oil spills begins on page 153. That section considers a scenario in which oil and gas is developed and produced from the proposed leases in the Chukchi Sea and describes the method that BOEM used to analyze the likelihood of large oil spills over the lifetime of the potential development. According to page 154 of the study, BOEM's analysis "indicates there is a 75% chance of one or more large spills occurring over the 77 years of the Scenario, and a 25% chance of no spills occurring."
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