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2015-01-26 14:37:55

On Sunday, President Barack Obama called for the new Republican-led Congress to create what would be the biggest protected wilderness area in United States history along Alaska’s coast.

2010-10-07 12:45:00

BARROW, Alaska, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- After the US Fish & Wildlife Service announced a plan to conduct a series of reviews of ANWR to determine if more areas should be designated as wilderness, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation joins Alaska's congressional delegation in opposing the move.

2008-08-26 09:00:49

In stating that drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will have virtually no effect on oil or gasoline prices (Readers' Forum, Aug. 20), environmentalist Lawson Legate disagrees with Democratic Sen.

2008-08-20 09:00:59

De Lamar Gibbons thinks we need to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Readers' Forum, Aug. 15). But drilling in such sensitive places will only boost the already historic profits of oil companies. It certainly won't make a difference in the price of gasoline. According to the U.S.

2008-08-08 12:00:24

Until I recently conducted an informal poll of my own, I did not realize how little John Q. Public knew about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It's no wonder environmentalists have been so effective at blocking the development of ANWR oil fields.

2008-07-29 00:00:38

By Scott Canon ARCTIC NATIONAL WILD-LIFE REFUGE, Alaska - This place is a Zen thing. The only way to tell you've wandered in is the absence of anything saying so. No signs. No road to get here. No advice from government stewards about what to seek out or what to avoid.

2008-07-23 00:00:42

By THOMAS B. LANGHORNE, Courier & Press staff writer 464-7432 or langhornet@courierpress.com High gas prices have emerged as a pivotal issue in congressional races across the country, prompting Rep. Brad Ellsworth's challenger to travel to the northeast corner of Alaska in a search for answers.

2008-07-22 06:00:41

By Heather Rutz, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 22--LIMA -- Just announcing opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for drilling would lower the price of oil immediately, U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan said Monday.

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Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
2013-04-18 00:32:01

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve is located in the most northern area of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle. The park holds 8,472,506 acres of land and is the second largest national park in the United States. The area was once inhabited by nomadic Native American tribes, including the Nunamuit and the Gwich'in peoples. Evidence of these tribes has been found that dates back as far back as 12,500 years ago. The first American explorers to visit the region in nineteenth century,...

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