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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.

2008-07-20 12:00:37

By JEANNETTE J LEE ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- For the fifth time in a decade, the federal government will allow companies to bid for oil and gas leases in the sprawling National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, officials announced Wednesday.

2008-07-17 00:00:20

ANCHORAGE, Alaska _ The federal government intends to hold a major oil and gas lease sale this fall in portions of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, officials in Washington, D.C., announced Wednesday.

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2008-05-18 01:10:00

Reversing its previous position, the Bush administration’s Bureau of Land Management proposed Friday a 10-year ban on drilling in Arctic Alaska due to environmental concerns for the potentially oil-rich wetlands.

2006-03-02 00:00:00

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Enticed by oil prices over $60 a barrel, energy companies and individual investors bid more than $31.2 million on Wednesday for oil and gas rights in Alaskan territory, according to preliminary sale results.

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.


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