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Groups ask court to block Shell's oil drilling plans

...Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Sound off on the important issues at Lawyers for the groups challenged the U.S. Mineral Management Service's decision earlier this year to allow the energy giant to drill up to 12 exploratory oil wells in the Beaufort...
Candidate says tapping oil from Arctic wildlife refuge will help reduce gas prices

...federal appeals court to block Royal Dutch Shell's plans for exploratory oil drilling near the refuge. The U.S. Mineral Management Service decided this year to allow the energy giant to drill up to 12 exploratory oil wells in the Beaufort Sea off...
Fishermen, environmentalists lobby against oil and gas leasing

...bring an industry like oil into the middle of that? It's like painting a mustache on the Mona Lisa." The U.S. Mineral Management Service has included the North Aleutian Basin, through which the Bristol Bay salmon migrate, in its proposed national...
Con: Should Congress give solar, wind power major roles to combat climate change? unemployed workers and their families, fund schools, and avoid cuts in critical state services. The U.S. Mineral Management Service calculates that up to 115-billion barrels of recoverable oil lie beneath our outer continental shelf...
Remains of Gold Rush-era ship identified

...Gold Rush was on, everybody wanted to be on that boat," said shipwreck specialist Mike Burwell of the U.S. Mineral Management Service. The well-preserved remains, first discovered about two years ago sticking out of the mud about 50 miles...


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