PRESS RELEASE: Environmental Lawsuits Threaten Arctic Communities
Uncertainty in the Arctic Looms as eNGO’s Block Projects Important to Communities: Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) is frustrated by the recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit which invalidated sections of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the 2008 Outer Continental Lease Sale for the Chukchi Sea.Read More >
UIC is experienced at working in remote arctic conditions and sensitive to the unique design and logistical challenges it presents. UIC provides a broad range of arctic project management, including engineering, construction, science support, and operations and maintenance for both onshore and offshore infrastructure. UIC delivers a single-source portfolio of services to support our clients in all phases of their project life cycle.
Our home of Barrow is the northernmost community in America and the largest village on the North Slope of Alaska. Barrow is conveniently situated at the junction of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas and serves as a modern hub for industry. Learn more>
The UIC Foundation is a non-profit organization with the mission of improving the lives of the Iñupiat people by helping UIC shareholders and their descendants reach their educational goals through scholarship funding. The UIC Foundation provides scholarships to eligible students attending college or vocational school full-or part-time, and assists with costs including tuition, fees and books.
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UIC’s Shareholder Development Program is focused on helping our shareholders and their families meet a broad range of professional development needs. Our Shareholder Development and Shareholder Relations Departments work closely to identify and track the interests and development needs of our shareholders and their families, and coordinates resources across UIC’s family of companies and our communities to help them achieve their educational and career goals at UIC or wherever their career path leads. Learn more>