Charter of the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (2011)


Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is chartered as a subcommittee under the National

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NOAA’s Arctic Vision & Strategy (February 2011)


In February 2011, NOAA released its Arctic Vision and Strategy, which provides a high-level framework and strategic goals to address

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Presidential Memorandum – Arctic Research and Policy Act (July 2010)


A July 2010 Presidential Memorandum redefined the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee as an Interagency Working Group of the National Science and

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National Security Strategy (May 2010)


In May 2010, the Obama Administration released a national security strategy document that states: The United States is an Arctic

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Arctic Fishery Management Plan (August 2009)


In 2009, the North Pacific Fishery Management Council approved, and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) implemented, a new Fishery Management

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National Security Presidential Directive 66/Homeland Security Presidential Directive 25 (January 2009)


On January 12, 2009, the George W. Bush Administration released a presidential directive “establish the policy of the United States with

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Executive Order 12501 – Arctic Research (January 1985)


The Executive Order 12501 of Jan. 28, 1985, formally established the United States Arctic Research Commission (USARC) and the Interagency Arctic

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Arctic Research and Policy Act of 1984 (amended 1990)


PUBLIC LAW 98-373 – July 31,1984; amended as PUBLIC LAW 101-609 – November 16, 1990 An Act To provide for

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National Security Decision Memorandum 144 (December 1971)


In December 1971, President Nixon produced National Security Decision Memorandum 144 to address the United States’ stance toward the Arctic.

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