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Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...plan has not been released, we are not in position to comment on the details," he said.Former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar in 2012 said future Alaska offshore lease sales would be "targeted" - areas that had high petroleum potential but...
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Obama withdraws Bristol Bay from offshore drilling and how important they are to the people of Bristol Bay and the nation."Obama and former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced in March 2010 that a planned 2011 lease sale in what the Interior Department refers to as the North Aleutian...
Jewell: No decision imminent on road through wildlife refuge

...village corporation.Despite the huge acreage differences, federal authorities, including Jewell's predecessor, Ken Salazar, in February rejected the trade. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service concluded a road could cause irrevocable damage...
Feds reject refuge road pitched to aid patients

...shorebirds and waterfowl - including 98 percent of the world's population of Pacific black brant," Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said in a statement.The land exchange would have removed 206 acres from the refuge for the road and 1,600 acres...
New management plan for Alaska petroleum reserve

...development, and allows pipelines carrying oil or gas to be constructed through the federal reserve.Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Thursday he had signed a record of decision for the reserve west of Prudhoe Bay and south of Barrow on Alaska's...
SE lawmakers receptive to Murkowski

...some 25 King Cove villagers are traveling to Washington, D.C., next week to meet with outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar."It is unfortunate that this is the sixth time that villagers from King Cove have had to travel back to Washington...
King Cove village's delegation meets with Salazar on refuge road

ANCHORAGE - Residents of a remote Alaska peninsula community met with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Thursday to urge him to allow a road through a national wildlife refuge, arguing that the one-lane gravel road would serve...
Lawmakers pleased with trip to D.C.

...he said he met with Murkowski, officials from the White House and U.S. State Department, and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, helped to improve Alaska's often strained relationship with the federal government."We're very upbeat about...
Drill vessels to be sent from Alaska to Asia

...investigations and reviews of the 2012 Arctic offshore drilling season are under way.Last month, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced his department would perform an "expedited, high-level assessment" of the summer drilling season.Salazar...
Begich: Shipping riskier than drilling in Arctic

...lost confidence in the ability of Shell to drill safely, even after the statement two weeks ago by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar that Shell "screwed up" as he released a report on the company's 2012 Alaska offshore petroleum exploration program...


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