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Alaska National Petroleum Reserve

Oil-Thirsty Republicans Attempt to Open Protected Lands and Waters

Cindy Shogan | Posted 08.05.2013 | Green
Cindy Shogan

The Obama administration made a huge step just a few months ago to protect some of the wildest areas in Alaska. Now, Republicans in the House want to give Big Oil even more land to drill.

Obama to open up 1.8 million Alaskan acres to drilling

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The Interior Department is offering oil and gas leases on 1.8 million acres of Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve while pro...