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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.

2008-07-03 09:01:08

Five congressional candidates are headed to Alaska to show support for opening a wildlife refuge up to oil development, sources said. All five are Republicans, The Hill newspaper reported.

2008-07-02 15:00:24

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite a multimillion-dollar campaign to convince lawmakers that they should allow drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, the American public is not buying the oil industry's arguments, according to a new national poll conducted over the past week and released today.

2008-07-01 09:00:35

The following editorial appeared in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Sunday, June 29: ___ At $4 a gallon, the high price of gas is hurting American families and putting a stranglehold on the nation's economy.

2008-06-26 18:02:53

Recently, President George W. Bush and Sen. John McCain called for lifting the moratorium on offshore drilling for oil. Bush also has called for drilling for oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Critics contend it will take roughly 10 years for oil from new drilling to become available.

2006-03-28 17:25:00

The House of Representatives will have a tough time agreeing to include language in budget legislation that would open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling, House Majority Leader John Boehner warned on Tuesday.

2006-03-17 13:04:00

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will approve legislation by mid-May to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, according to the panel's chairman. The U.S.

2006-03-15 17:05:43

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats will try to remove language from a pending budget bill that calls for the government to raise billions of dollars in leasing fees from oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

2006-03-15 16:24:54

By Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats will try to remove language from a pending budget bill that calls for the government to raise billions of dollars in leasing fees from oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

2006-03-10 17:42:04

By Caren Bohan and Tom Doggett WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Interior Secretary Gale Norton resigned on Friday after five years overseeing federal lands, a tenure that had many clashes with environmentalists.


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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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