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2011-08-01 11:01:00

Technology and economics drive notable increases in U.S. oil production, but report cites regulatory challenges as potential impediments to future growth WASHINGTON, Aug.

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2011-07-27 15:23:38

Scientists say a tundra fire in the circumpolar arctic released about as much carbon into the atmosphere as the tundra has stored in the previous 50 years.

2011-06-16 10:56:00

WASHINGTON, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Legislation designed to speed the opening of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska to production of oil and natural gas should be approved as part of a larger effort to make more U.S.

2011-05-13 14:52:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ASRC today filed suit against the Department of the Interior over its unprecedented designation of more than 187,000 square miles as critical habitat for polar bears on Alaska's North Slope, an area larger than the state of California.

2011-04-01 16:19:00

GIRDWOOD, Alaska, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AlaskaDispatch.com, the State's leading source of news and commentary, is convening business decision-makers interested in participating in the first-ever domestic investment and policy summit focused on the American Arctic.

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2011-03-11 09:34:35

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society reveals the critical importance of western Arctic Alaska's Teshekpuk Lake region to tens of thousands of birds that breed in the area during the brief, but productive arctic summers, and makes clearer the case for permanent protection of the area.


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