DNR Initiatives

The Department of Natural Resources is working on a wide range of initiatives to promote development and public use of the state's natural resources. Here are several of our major efforts.

Secure Alaska's Future - Oil

Increase the flow of oil through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) to 1 million barrels per day within a decade.

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Secure Alaska's Future - Strategic Minerals

Assess the potential for rare earth elements and other strategic minerals on state land with the ultimate goal of creating a new job base in Alaska and boosting the domestic supply of these raw materials.

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Permitting Reform

Eliminate the backlog of incoming land and water use permits; restructure and simplify the complex system for oil and gas development projects.

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Boating Safety

Save lives of Alaska residents and visitors by promoting safe recreational boating behavior.

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Gas Pipeline

Bring Alaska's massive, undeveloped natural gas resources on the North Slope to market.

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Arts in the Parks

Foster artistic appreciation of the scenic beauty of Alaska State Parks, through sponsorship of special events held across the state.

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Alaska Grown

Increase consumer awareness and consumption of Alaska agricultural products.

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