ANWR Clears Senate Hurdle, Barely
- Energy supply bill clears House panel. Laws, Forrest // Western Farm Press;10/15/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 21, p16
Reports on the move of the House Resources Committee to pass legislation that would open a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife refuge to drilling for oil in Alaska. Opposition from environmental organizations; Detail of the area covering the drilling plan; Capability of the project on...
- Energy and Ecosystems. Beardsley, Timothy M. // BioScience;Jun2005, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p467
The article focuses on a debate regarding the opening up of the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the U.S. for oil and gas development. The release in March of the synthesis report of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) may come to be seen as a turning point for...
- Alaska's Pumping ANWR. Vaida, Bara // National Journal;5/13/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 19, p58
The article focuses on a bill signed by Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski which is aimed at moving public opinion toward the opening of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling. The failure of the U.S. Congress to address the opening of ANWR to oil drilling has prompted the...
- Alaska tiff clouds digital switch. Boliek, Brooks // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;12/20/2005, Vol. 392 Issue 18, p6
The article reports on oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The drilling is threatening a year-end Senate meltdown that could stall legislation containing requirements that broadcasters end their analog television transmissions. The U.S. House added a provision to permit...
- Senate votes against drilling in Alaska. // National Petroleum News;May2003, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p11
Reports on the Senate vote disapproving oil drilling at the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Response of Senator Lisa Murkowski on the scheme; Expression of environmental concerns; Assessment of the energy bill.
- LEAN MEAN MONEY MACHINES. Hecht, Jeff // New Scientist;7/28/2001, Vol. 171 Issue 2301, p16
Provides information on the plans of the administration of United States President George W. Bush to build nuclear power stations and to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Cost of the energy-efficiency programs of the government; Least productive among the programs...
- Legislative Background. // Congressional Digest;Jun/Jul2001, Vol. 80 Issue 6/7, p173
Reports on legislative bills related to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Legislative choices of the 107th Congress; Energy policy of United States President George W. Bush's administration.
- HOUSE OKS ARCTIC DRILLING, BUT LOW-SULFUR PHASE-IN STAYS. // Overdrive;Sep2001, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p19
Focuses on the bill passed by the United States House permitting oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Reduction of the dependency on foreign sources of energy; Swithcover of the mandates regarding the phase-in of low-sulfur diesel fuel; Views of president...
- ConocoPhillips Ends ANWR Lobbying. // Solar Today;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p22
Reports on the decision of ConocoPhillips to drop out of Arctic Power, the lobbying group that promotes opening the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas drilling.