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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 endorses drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

...filibuster. Opening the refuge, which was set aside for protection 44 years ago, has been one of President Bush's top energy priorities. Bush, in Argentina for a two-day summit, hailed the vote. "Increasing our domestic energy supply will help...
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...
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...
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...
Energy bill offers breaks to industry Congressional estimates released Monday put the cost of the package, the first overhaul of the nation's energy priorities in a decade, at $32 billion over 10 years, including about $9 billion for nontax-related measures and revenue...
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...
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...
Lt. Gov. Treadwell concludes rural energy conference an example that leaves a lot of uncertainty for new projects.They also said there has been a loss of focus on energy priorities and losses of Native community identities as challenges for the region.Treadwell listed several energy initiatives...
Kim Elton exhilarated, exasperated in D.C. job

...exasperation, Elton said, is how much of his time is sucked away from working on the administration's environmental and energy priorities by issues created or exacerbated in the final weeks of the Bush administration; a "drill-baby-drill" leasing...


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