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Groups seek to end Arctic Ocean drilling

...will lobby Obama to not only extend offshore leases but to open reserves on land now closed, such as the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, he said. Congress in the 1990s voted to open part of the refuge. President Bill Clinton vetoed the measure...
What others say: Alaskans embrace government 'overreach' on Denali

...Environmental Protection Agency regulations or Obama's unilateral decision earlier this year to begin managing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain under a wilderness designation.Changing the coastal plain to a wilderness designation requires...
Resource development expected topic during Obama trip

...Alaska is a starting point for a discussion.The governor says he wants to raise with Obama the issue of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.Walker joined the congressional delegation earlier this year in blasting an administration proposal to designate...
Kerry talks tech as a solution to climate change woes

...not done enough to encourage drilling. They point to its actions that would shield the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from oil exploration.Emphasizing technology, including better environmental observation, greater fuel...
In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy

...and environmentalists to restrict Arctic drilling and to renew his request to Congress to make more of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR, off-limits as well. Republicans and energy advocates planned to urge the president to clear...
News of Alaska's congressional delegation opposed an Obama proposal to designate the vast majority of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, said she has been told there will be "no surprises" as part of the visit.In a web...
What others say: Sen. Murkowski's bipartisan effort would help Alaska, U.S.

...legislation and didn't include Alaska priorities such as offshore oil revenue sharing or drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. That's wise. The U.S. is in dire need of the improvements the bill will deliver, and getting many...
Walker reduces amount available for oil tax credits

...Walker said the group has done a "phenomenal" job, but he's somewhat taken up the cause of opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and this is another acknowledgement of Alaska's fiscal situation.
New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...shoreline changes himself as a 51-year resident of the far north village of Kaktovik, which lies within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge about 640 miles north of Anchorage. As far as he's concerned, climate change is to blame.These days...
Sen. Sullivan talks federal regulations, military presence

...the federal government is overreaching, specifically referencing resolutions that supported drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and for pushing the federal government to get involved in Arctic issues.Lawmakers also questioned Sullivan...


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