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My Turn: Action in Alaska's Arctic

...on federal land. The remaining 11.1 percent is on state-owned land. In comparison, the rest of then nation's oil supply is 23.7 billion barrels, according to U.S. Geological Survey estimates. Alaska must be allowed to access its federal...
EPA intends to regulate emissions by US airliners

...alternatives to jet fuel that could potentially reduce the aviation's industry's vulnerability to the ups and downs of oil supplies and prices, as well as reduce carbon emissions."We're not dragging our feet," said Tim Neale, a spokesman for...
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Kayak protesters detained after trying to stop Shell oil rig

...Survey estimates Arctic offshore reserves at 26 billion barrels of recoverable oil and 130 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. Shell says developing these reserves could increase domestic oil supplies by more than 1 million barrels a day.
Road used to haul oil supplies reopens after flooding

ANCHORAGE - The only road available for hauling supplies to Alaska's North Slope oil fields has reopened following unprecedented flooding that intermittently closed portions of it for more than two months.
My Turn: Alaskan can safely exit the Arctic oil rapids

...Alaska's current oil production trend may be reversed.There might also be operational issues with the declining oil supply flowing from North Slope to Valdez. According to the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company estimates low crude oil flow rates...
In the Stacks: New adult nonfiction

...hydraulic fracturing industry, an industry that didn't exist as few as eight years ago. The difference in our national oil supply since fracking was introduced has been dramatic: where we used to be dependent on oil imports for fuel, the US is now...
Development increasing near national parks

...FUTURE The encroachment shows no signs of diminishing. Scenic surroundings make for desirable real estate, uncertain oil supplies keep new coal-fired power plants coming and at least some tourists continue to demand conveniences in the wild. National...
With all eyes on the Gulf, BP Alaska facilities are still at risk

...of oil from the North Slope to the continental United States, cutting off approximately 8 percent of the nation's oil supply, while it examined its pipeline system. Photographs taken by employees in the Prudhoe Bay drilling field this summer...
Alaska lawmakers seek tax breaks on fuel

...later this week with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and representatives of fuel wholesalers and distributors to come up with a loan program to make sure residents' heating oil supplies are not cut off this winter.
War leads to more war

...the very weapons we are afraid he has. We will very likely suffer terrorist responses. And we might lose much of our oil supply, which would cripple us. Perhaps worst of all, none of our government's response addresses the fundamental causes...


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