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More than half of U.S. states report job losses in September 5.3 percent from 5.4 percent.In the past 12 months, only four states have lost jobs. All have significant oil drilling operations or coal mining industries. They have taken a hit as prices for oil and coal have deteriorated.West Virginia...
Frenchman leaps from sailboat to ship off Alaska

...pretty much dead in the water," adrift in high seas.The Coast Guard made contact with the Polar Pioneer, which is an oil drilling vessel used by Royal Dutch Shell off Alaska's northwest coast this summer. The ship and support vessels were nearby...
Feds pause Arctic deepwater port prep

...Obama administration announced a curtailment of Arctic oil drilling leases.The Corps' port study began in December 2011...including search and rescue - and shipping without oil drilling create sufficient demand for a new port.
US builds up Arctic spy network

...Alaska and became the first U.S. president to visit a community above the Arctic Circle.The maps show airstrips, oil drilling areas, ports, maritime boundaries and sea routes. The NGA plans to make public 3-D maps of all of Alaska by 2016...
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44th in the 49th

...participating countries held negotiations.Outside the convention center, a climate action rally urged the President to end oil drilling in the Arctic and do more to protect the region. A separate rally, consisting mostly of Anchorage Democrats, circled...
Shell pauses Arctic drilling for high wind, water

...high waves that pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean."Due to high wind and sea states, we have paused all critical operations in the Chukchi Sea...
Walker makes pitch for opening ANWR to Obama administration

...Bill Walker has lobbied members of President Barack Obama's administration on opening up parts of an Alaska refuge to oil drilling.Walker met with reporters Thursday after returning from Washington, D.C.Walker told Interior Secretary Sally...
Obama supports expanded icebreaker fleet

...of new icebreakers came on the heels of the restoring of Denali's name and a relatively robust defense of offshore oil drilling in the Arctic, which may have left many Alaskans surprised to be agreeing with the president on multiple issues at...
Activists rappel off bridge to stop Shell icebreaker

...because of the absence of the icebreaker.The government, however, gave Shell approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling, with conditions. Shell can only drill the top sections of wells because the company doesn't have critical emergency...
Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

...of the icebreaker.But earlier this week, the federal government gave Shell approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling in Chukchi Sea, with conditions. Shell can only drill the top sections of wells because the company doesn't have...


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