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2006-02-06 14:31:17

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration on Monday again asked Congress to allow oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), but almost tripled its estimate for the amount of money that would be collected in leasing fees from energy companies.

2006-01-12 01:35:09

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - The U.S. government paved the way on Wednesday for oil drilling in an Alaskan region used by migrating caribou and birds, three weeks after Congress blocked energy development in the nearby Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

2006-01-12 01:35:00

The U.S. government paved the way on Wednesday for oil drilling in an Alaskan region used by migrating caribou and birds, three weeks after Congress blocked energy development in the nearby Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

2005-12-21 22:39:00

By Tom Doggett and Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats succeeded on Wednesday in killing a Republican plan to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that was part of a massive $453 billion wartime military spending bill that later passed.

2005-12-21 17:32:41

By Tom Doggett and Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats succeeded on Wednesday in blocking, for now, a Republican plan to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as part of a massive $453 billion war-time military spending bill.

2005-12-21 12:53:31

By Tom Doggett and Julie Vorman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday failed to muster enough votes to keep a measure to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in a $453 billion defense spending bill.

2005-12-21 12:44:54

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday failed to muster enough votes to keep a measure to allow oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in a $453 billion defense spending bill.

2005-12-21 05:30:43

By Julie Vorman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both sides in a U.S. Senate debate over opening an Alaskan wildlife refuge to oil drilling expected a close vote on Wednesday over the latest attempt by Senate Republicans to pass the measure, this time by adding it to a big military-spending bill.

2005-12-21 04:33:09

By Julie Vorman WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Both sides in a Senate debate over opening an Alaskan wildlife refuge to oil drilling expected a close vote on Wednesday over the latest attempt by Senate Republicans to pass the measure, this time by adding it to a big military-spending bill.

2005-12-20 13:34:27

By Charles Abbott and Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Democrats have nearly enough votes to force Republicans to drop a provision attached to a massive defense spending bill that would allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), the chamber's second-ranking Democrat said on Tuesday.


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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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