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Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...ArcticDiscussed in the Lower 48 as the "oil export bill," Murkowski's new energy bill allows for revenue sharing from oil development - with possibilities for Ketchikan - in federal waters in the Arctic, Gulf of Mexico and the southern Atlantic...
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Feds finish draft of Arctic drilling document

...increased its estimate of recoverable oil from certain Chukchi Sea leases, but regulatory hurdles remain before offshore oil development can occur.The BOEM, part of the Interior Department, released a draft revised supplemental environmental impact...
Environmentalists seize on latest Santa Barbara oil spill doesn't matter what advancements are made in technology," said Linda Krop, the group's chief counsel. "Oil development is risky business and will result in oil spills."___Associated Press writers John Antczak in Los Angeles and...
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Bristol Bay Native group endorses oil development

...Natives has endorsed the idea of oil development in the region, even offshore...have been reluctant to support oil development after the spill coated vast areas...industry is on the ropes, and oil development is looking much more attractive...
Alaska village pulls out of lawsuit that stalled drilling

...The Native Village of Point Hope, a tribal government that has for years been a staunch opponent of Arctic offshore oil development, is withdrawing from a lawsuit that sought to block or overturn a 2008 lease sale.The village was the lead plaintiff...
Rural Alaska villages resist oil development at Yukon Flats

...they worry about a precedent for opening refuges to oil development. In the Interior, the topic has developed into a...makes it more likely that Doyon can go ahead with oil development on its own holdings in Yukon Flats, without any land...
Alaska Editorial: Fair shares for all

...Coastal states should share in the revenue generated by oil development off their shores.The revenue is worth billions of...state, then oil is a key factor in achieving that.Oil development on and offshore should be encouraged, and states...
Salazar announces Alaska Petroleum Reserve plan

...managing a vast petroleum reserve on Alaska's North Slope calls for a roughly 50-50 split between conservation and oil development plus accommodation for a pipeline that could carry offshore Arctic Ocean oil to the trans-Alaska pipeline.Interior...
Parnell wins early victory as oil tax reduction moves forward

...Parnell's House Bill 110 on to the full House of Representatives. It's a package of tax breaks aimed at spurring oil development.Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage, called the proposal "a wing, a hope and a prayer," with no evidence it would...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Part of slope open for oil 8/6/98

...JOSEF HEBERT WASHINGTON - Seeking a balance between oil development and the environment, the Clinton administration announced...of a federal reserve on Alaska's North Slope to oil development. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt said a portion...


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