Sharpening the Drills
- Chilling Conclusions. // Onearth;Summer2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p42
Reports on conclusions of a study by a National Research Council-formed committee about how oil drilling has affected the environment in the Alaskan arctic. Release of findings two weeks before the U.S. Senate voted against opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling.
- Gas Prices Are High Because of Democrats. Erickson, Erick // Human Events;3/14/2011, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p11
The article discusses the role that U.S. Democratic Senators played in preventing the U.S. from achieving self-sufficiency in oil. The author mentions the Democrats' rejection of a plan to expand oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in 2001 with U.S. Senator John Kerry's...
- House OKs ANWR Drilling, Again. Goode, Darren; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;5/27/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 21, p40
The article reports on the approval of a legislation that would allow oil drilling at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 25, 2006. House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo asserts on the lack of logical reason to oppose the...
- Senate Votes To Drill in Alaska's Arctic Tundra. // Human Events;3/28/2005, Vol. 61 Issue 11, p18
Reports on the amendment that would prevent oil exploration in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Aim of the exploration; Argument of Senator John Kerry in favor of the amendment and against drilling for oil in ANWR; List of legislators from the Republican and Democratic political parties...
- House GOP Faces Reconciliation Revolt. Cohn, Peter; Smallen, Jill; Mitchell, Charlie // National Journal;11/12/2005, Vol. 37 Issue 46, p3544
Reports on the decision of U.S. House Republican leaders to postpone a scheduled floor vote on their fiscal budget reconciliation bill on November 10, 2005. Reason behind the move; Concerns raised by the leaders over the bill; Approval of budget reconciliation bill to include a provision that...
- Arctic Oil, Frozen Dialogue. // Christian Science Monitor;8/30/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 196, p10
Presents opinions on the 2000 United States presidential candidates views on oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge of Alaska.
- Should We Drill in Alaska? // Junior Scholastic;9/17/2001, Vol. 104 Issue 2, p5
Argues the viability of drilling oil and natural gas in Alaska. Percentage of the American citizens opposing to the oil drilling; Views of environmentalists on land and wildlife of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Recognition on the need for additional energy sources.
- Oil debate in Alaska is all in a name. Rosen, Yereth // Christian Science Monitor;6/29/95, Vol. 87 Issue 150, p4
Discusses the conflict between oil development and environmental preservation due to the oil drilling project of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska. Debate on the subject; Details of the government decision to endorse oil drilling by the ANWR.
- In Alaska, Oil is Still the Issue. Campbell, Diana // Planning;Apr2003, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p20
Focuses on the raging debate over whether or not to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas exploration centers in Alaska. Impact of the drilling on the calving grounds of caribou; Proposal on the lease sale of the refuge; Development of alternative energy sources.