“Infrastructure protection, resource competition among Arctic warming concerns, says State’s Papp”

FierceHomelandSecurity is reporting testimony by former Commandant, Admiral Papp in his new role as U.S. Special Representative for the Arctic at the State Department.

The melting of the permafrost that Adm. Papp mentions, is one reason the Coast Guard will not be establishing much in the way of permanent, shore-based infrastructure in the Arctic.

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