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Fight for ANWR isn't over

...Conspicuous by its absence in the sweeping energy bill that President Bush has championed and will sign today is his top energy priority: opening an Alaska wildlife refuge to oil drilling. But the fight over the future of the Arctic National Wildlife...
Senate rejects attempt to open ANWR

...the nation's largest untapped oil reserve in an Alaska wildlife refuge Wednesday, denying President Bush his top energy priority and delivering a victory to environmentalists who said drilling would threaten wildlife. It was a stinging defeat...
Bush eyes ANWR anew WASHINGTON - Republican gains in the Senate could give President Bush his best chance yet to achieve his No. 1 energy priority - opening an oil-rich but environmentally sensitive Alaska wildlife refuge to drilling. If he is successful, it...
Bush: 8.8 million acres to open for oil drilling

...Senate takes a critical vote on a massive energy bill. President Bush endorses the bill, but it denies him his top energy priority, opening an Alaskan wildlife refuge to drilling. None of the 8.8 million acres are in the wildlife refuge, but...
House leaders drop ANWR from budget

...have lobbied hard against the drilling provisions. President Bush has made drilling in the Alaska refuge his top energy priority. Last week, the Senate included ANWR drilling in its version of the budget, so the matter will have to be thrashed...
GOP gains improve chance of ANWR drilling

...geologists estimate as much as 11 billion barrels of oil may lie beneath the refuge. Drilling in the refuge is a top energy priority of the White House, which argues the 1.5 million-acre coastal plain can be tapped without disrupting wildlife...
Democrats want to permanently bar drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

...and Senate, the likelihood of opening the refuge to oil development gained new momentum. It already had been a top energy priority of President Bush since 2001. "Many people had written the obituary for the refuge," said Melinda Pierce, legislative...


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