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Stevens' attack may help Democratic colleague

...envision Cantwell doing a campaign spot asking why her opponent was raising money in such a pro-oil-industry, pro-drilling-in-the-Arctic state. And at Potlatch, an annual Washington, D.C., dinner last weekend for those in the...
Critics question ANWR water use

...Wildlife Refuge are trying to throw cold water on the pro-drilling forces. While drilling opponents have made wildlife...Herrera, a geologist working for the Alaska-based pro-drilling group Arctic Power, told the panel fresh water doesn't...
Month marks anniversary of land act

...oil leasing in ANWR. A group of mostly Northeast Republicans was able to block the proposal last month. The question next week is whether they will hold be swayed by the administration, House leaders and pro-drilling lobbying efforts.
Young credits unions for keeping drilling provisions in energy bill

...amendment. Thirty-four Republicans voted for it. The pro-drilling lobbying effort included leaders of the Alaska Teamsters...figure has been central to the debate for months. Pro-drilling forces say that's all that would be disturbed out...
Democrats want to permanently bar drilling in Alaska wildlife refuge

...obituary for the refuge," said Melinda Pierce, legislative director of the Sierra Club. But a concerted push by pro-drilling forces fell short. Now Markey believes the momentum is going the other way. "We now have a majority of House members...
Native corporation seeks end to funding for conservation group

...director of the Wilderness League, said the group has abided by IRS rules. Shogan called the letters an attempt by pro-drilling forces to hobble anti-drilling efforts through a threat to its funders, especially when the debate over the Arctic...
Alaskans respond to ANWR drilling decision

...hope this year and it's just a huge disappointment, beyond frustrating," said Duke, who joined the nonprofit pro-drilling group Arctic Power in 1992, never thinking the job would last this long. For the Natives of the Interior, opening...
Before Gulf spill, Shell touted Arctic drilling safety

...industry's safety record. It had been more than 20 years since the Exxon Valdez spill. Prior to BP's Gulf disaster, pro-drilling Alaska legislators were touting the safety of the industry. Rep. Johnson noted at the time that Hurricane Katrina...
GOP initiates push to drill ANWR

...pipeline legislation. Then-Vice President Spiro Agnew cast the deciding vote. With Vice President Dick Cheney's pro-drilling stance, Cam Toohey of Arctic Power noted: "If it comes down to that, we've got the right vice president."
National monument status urged for Arctic refuge

...Congress has debated this issue," Adrian Herrera, operations manager for Arctic Power, a group promoting Alaska's pro-drilling position on ANWR, the oil-rich coastal plain just east of Prudhoe Bay, North America's largest oil field...


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