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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...
Interior Secretary rejects Alaska land swap

...Wildlife Refuge. Jewell made the trek to the refuge near the tip of the Alaska Peninsula shortly after she replaced Ken Salazar.Jewell's decision affirms a rejection of the proposal last February by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and...
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...
Salazar announces 'targeted leasing' in Arctic announced later this week will include targeted Arctic waters off Alaska's northern coast, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday.Future Arctic lease sales will focus on areas that have high petroleum potential but low conflict with...
Arctic drilling creeps forward now, and in 5 years

...drill ships to Alaska's northern shores as part of a spill response plan that has the blessing of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar. Shell expects final approvals within weeks and drilling by late this month.But environmental groups contend the...
Department of Interior sends cash into Alaska's businesses

...supported nearly 11,500 jobs."Real, lasting impacts on communities and small businesses," Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar said in a press release.Much of the economic activity in Alaska was based in energy development, oil and gas, mining...
Salazar: Shell drilling delay due to barge problem

...wells off Alaska's northern shores is not due to heavy ice or federal regulators, according to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.The setback to drilling this year during the short open water season, he said, is due to Shell's inability to...
Alaska Editorial: Limiting options

...not a wildlife refuge."A news release from Sen. Lisa Murkowski was emphatic in its response to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's announcement last week that the Obama administration was putting half of the 23.5 million acre National Petroleum...
Shell begins petroleum drilling off Alaska coast

...Beaufort seas hold 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Aug. 30 that Shell would be permitted to begin preparation work at the Chukchi site even though the company's...


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