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2008-07-20 03:00:40

WASHINGTON _ For weeks, nearly every time President Bush has spoken about energy he has re-emphasized his support for drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

2008-07-20 03:00:25

By Scott Canon, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jul. 20--ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE 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.

2008-07-19 00:00:22

By JAMES E. SALMON, Special to the Courier & Press There have been many references in the news to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and whether oil and natural gas exploration should take place in this area.

2008-07-18 12:01:08

By Deantae Prince, The Tribune-Star, Terre Haute, Ind. Jul. 18--Both 8th District congressional candidates are proposing solutions and taking steps toward easing America's energy crisis.

2008-07-18 09:01:06

By Arthur Raymond Deseret News After visiting Alaska's oil reserves this week, Utah Republican congressional candidate Jason Chaffetz said Democratic inaction has landed the country in its current energy dilemma.

2008-07-17 09:01:01

By Tom Troy, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul. 17--U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green), who leaves tomorrow on a trip to Alaska to promote oil drilling on federal park lands, again yesterday called for a comprehensive energy strategy that would allow more use of oil, coal, and nuclear power. Mr.

2008-07-12 06:00:25

By Tom Troy, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jul. 12--U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green) will join a contingent of fellow Republican congressmen on a White House-sponsored trip to Alaska next week to promote the idea of drilling for oil in the Arctic tundra. In doing so, Mr.

2008-07-10 15:00:49

WASHINGTON _ Senate Republicans have dropped the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from their energy policy discussions, focusing instead on persuading Democrats to lift a moratorium on offshore drilling. It's a move that has angered Sen.

2008-07-08 09:00:35

Drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge would be a completely wrong choice. The oil under the refuge will only supply America with six months worth of gas -- not worth destroying the many species of wildlife there. We need to learn to conserve and become less dependent on oil.

2008-07-04 03:00:14

By Reid Magney, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jul. 4--Republican congressional candidate Paul Stark of Eau Claire said Thursday he'll fly to Alaska this month to learn about drilling for oil in the arctic.


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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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