Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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Name: Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Report: Oil and gas production on federal land down, but expanded drilling options offer no guarantees

WASHINGTON -- Oil and gas production on federal land and water is down six percent from 2009 to 2013, but a new report by the CongressionalResearch Service says expanded production options favored by Republicans and oil-state Democrats might not reverse ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sue Aikens From National Geographic Channel's "Life Below Zero"

The National Geographic Channel’s documentary series, Life Below Zero , follows 7 people as they struggle to survive the treacherous and remote lives they’ve made for themselves near or above the arctic circle in the Alaskan bush.Some of them are lone ... [Published WAMC.org - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Don't let politics ruin Alaska's energy future

Oil and gas pipelines run into Alyeska's trans-Alaska oil pipeline pump station one on Alaska's...Even if you have never beheld Mt. McKinley or worked along the expansive Alaskan pipeline, you can appreciate the natural beauty and natural resource benefits ... [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Marita Noon: What energy issues should be a priority in America?

By Energy Makes America Great Inc.If the goal is "energy independence," what issues should be a priority in America?Recently the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) sent out a "2014 Priority Issues Survey" which contained a section on ... [Published Current-Argus - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

An Ode to Seasons for Peter Matthiessen

(r to l): Peter Matthiessen, Jim Campbell and Tom Campion. Utukok River Upland, Western Arctic, Alaska. (Subhankar Banerjee, June 2006). Do you know about Peter Matthiessen?Maybe you’ve read one or more of his many unforgettable books. Snow Leopard , ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Independence Energy : Tsongas Rebukes Drilling on Conservation Land

WASHINGTON , April 4 -- Rep. Niki Tsongas , D- Mass. (3rd CD), issued the following news release:Today, Congresswoman Niki Tsongas discussed the negative environmental impact of drilling in one of America's most expansive conservation land preserves, ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

The Heritage Foundation’s policy summit had few new ideas

It is time, Jim DeMint told his fellow conservatives, to come up with a program beyond opposing everything President Obama does.“It’s not sufficient for conservatives to run against agendas; they must advance ideas,” the head of the Heritage Foundation ... [Published Washington Post - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Byrne co-signs bill to approve Keystone pipeline, expand drilling, bar 'fracking' regulations

U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne ... co-sponsors JOBS bill.U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, announced Monday that he has signed on as a co-sponsor to a bill that would approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, expand domestic energy exploration and reduce ... [Published Mississippi Press - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Alaskans petition White House to make state part of Russia

Mount McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska:  At 20,320 feet, it would be the highest mountain in Russia.  (Photographer: Duke Coonrad )An “Alaska Back to Russia” petition, sponsored by “S.V. of Anchorage” has popped up on the White House website and ... [Published seattlepi.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

RSC makes push for omnibus jobs bill

Members of the Republican Study Committee (RSC) on Wednesday will introduce a broad job creation bill that encourages domestic energy exploration, eases federal regulations, and includes other policy prescriptions that Republicans see as an answer to ... [Published The Hill - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

11 women who made wilderness history

Often working in the shadows of better-known male conservationists, female conservation leaders helped drive the 20th century conservation movement. In celebration of Women’s History Month, we honor 11 of those women who have made a difference to America’s ... [Published Wilderness Society - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

Snowy owls highlight need to protect Arctic

March 20 — To the Editor:It is sad to read in Crystal Weyers' article ("Time to bid farewell to snowy owls," Portsmouth Herald, March 17) that we are about to see the unusual influx of snowy owls come to an end as they head back north. I have not yet ... [Published Portsmouth Herald - Mar 22 2014]

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"There is, however, continued interest among some in Congress to open more federal lands for oil and gas development (e g., the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and areas offshore) and increase the speed"
...on federal lands onshore receive 50 percent of these revenues," said Landrieu, the new chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. ".That is why I joined Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Ak.) to introduce the FAIR Act, to allow coastal states to keep upup to 37.5 percent of revenues for all offshore energy production."
Anthony J Sadar is a certified consulting meteorologist and author of "In Global Warming We Trust: A Heretic's Guide to Climate Change" from Telescope Books
...corruption that has become the hallmark of the Obama Administration as evidenced by Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz's April 2 announcement that: "the department would probably throw open the door for new applications for renewable energy project loan guarantees during the second quarter of this year."

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Report: Oil and gas production on federal land ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Apr 16 2014]
Report: Oil and gas production on federal land ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Apr 16 2014]
Sue Aikens From National Geographic Channel's "... [Published WAMC.org - Apr 16 2014]
Climate Changed: A warming world will shape wil... [Published Wilderness Society - Apr 15 2014]
Begich Earmarked Millions for Bankrupt Green En... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 15 2014]
Don't let politics ruin Alaska's energy future [Published Washington Examiner - Apr 14 2014]
The Arctic This Week: 31 March – 7 April, 2014 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - Apr 09 2014]
The Affirmation of the Serengeti [Published Huffington Post - Apr 09 2014]
Marita Noon: What energy issues should be a pri... [Published Current-Argus - Apr 09 2014]
EIA – Independent Statistics and Analysis [Published Peak Oil - Apr 09 2014]
Energy Column: If the goal is "energy independe... [Published Farmington Daily Times - Apr 08 2014]
If the Goal is "Energy Independence," What Issu... [Published Heartlander Magazine - Apr 08 2014]
An Ode to Seasons for Peter Matthiessen [Published Common Dreams - Apr 06 2014]
Independence Energy : Tsongas Rebukes Drilling ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 05 2014]
Mark Udall anti-energy, anti-Colorado; votes to... [Published Business Word - Apr 03 2014]
Alaska Gears Up for Bear and Wildlife Season [Published Travel Agent Central - Apr 02 2014]
New Paul Ryan Budget Cuts Trillions in Spending... [Published Time - Apr 01 2014]
New Paul Ryan Budget Cuts Trillions in Spending... [Published TIME.com - Apr 01 2014]
New Paul Ryan Budget Cuts Trillions in Spending... [Published Swampland - Apr 01 2014]
The Heritage Foundation’s policy summit had few... [Published Washington Post - Apr 01 2014]
Byrne co-signs bill to approve Keystone pipelin... [Published Mississippi Press - Mar 31 2014]
Alaskans petition White House to make state par... [Published seattlepi.com - Mar 28 2014]
Climate Pros and Foes [Published Planet Jackson Hole - Mar 26 2014]
Though Earthquake Detection Has Improved, Gaps ... [Published Alaskapublic.org - Mar 26 2014]
RSC makes push for omnibus jobs bill [Published The Hill - Mar 25 2014]
11 women who made wilderness history [Published Wilderness Society - Mar 25 2014]
Snowy owls highlight need to protect Arctic [Published Portsmouth Herald - Mar 22 2014]
SOLUTIONS: Combining science and policy [Published Princeton Packet - Mar 21 2014]
Lessons from the Exxon Valdez [Published Alaskapublic.org - Mar 21 2014]
State sues to challenge denial of ANWR plan [Published Alaska Journal - Mar 20 2014]
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Begich Earmarked Millions for Bankrupt Green En... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 15 2014]
As Sen. Mark Begich (D., Alaska) seeks to shore up his energy policy credentials, a now-bankrupt green energy company to which he steered federal subsidies could cloud his message. Begich received campaign contributions from a lobbyist for an Alaska ...
The Arctic This Week: 31 March – 7 April, 2014 [Published The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar S ... - Apr 09 2014]
"Homestead," courtesy of Clare Kines By Kevin Casey ,  Maura Farrell ,   Doris Friedrich and  Seth Myers  The Arctic This Week 2014:13Welcome and thanks for joining us this week! We hope that you find TATW interesting and entertaining to read. ...
New Paul Ryan Budget Cuts Trillions in Spending... [Published TIME.com - Apr 01 2014]
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on Tuesday released his fiscal year 2015 budget, in which he cuts $5.1 trillion in spending, mostly from health care, to balance the budget by 2024. More House Democrats Plan Pre-Emptive Strike on Ryan Budget ...
New Paul Ryan Budget Cuts Trillions in Spending... [Published Swampland - Apr 01 2014]
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan on Tuesday released his fiscal year 2015 budget, in which he cuts $5.1 trillion in spending, mostly in from health care, to balance the budget by 2024. More House Democrats Plan Pre-Emptive Strike on Ryan Budget ...
Alaska Sues U.S. Government For Not Letting It ... [Published Think Progress - Mar 17 2014]
The 1002 Area is located within the National Arctic Wildlife Refuge, where polar bears live and breed. CREDIT: Map by Andrew Breiner/AP Photo To drill or not to drill in a nationally protected arctic wildlife habitat and polar bear breeding ground? ...
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