PRESSURE TO DRILL INCREASES FOR ARCTIC REFUGE
- WISHING WELL. Burnhill, Tim // New Scientist;1/5/2002, Vol. 173 Issue 2324, p16
Discusses the question of whether oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska will reduce the United States' reliance on foreign oil. Historical information on the oil industry's interest in Alaska; Different conclusions of independent estimates of the Arctic refuge's oil...
- Arctic Drilling: An Overview. Driscoll, Sally; Griswold, Marcus // Points of View: Arctic Drilling;3/1/2016, p1
The article deals with the dispute over the drilling of petroleum from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska. Some of the groups opposing the Arctic drilling include Greenpeace, the National Congress of American Indians and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The arguments raised...
- Russia, reindeer...and oil. Allen, Jodie T. // U.S. News & World Report;12/3/2001, Vol. 131 Issue 23, p39
Comments on the efforts of the United States to find sources of petroleum. Possible advantages to purchasing Russian oil; Speculation regarding the impact of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; Perceived reasons for a drop in Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) oil...
- Bush, ATA propose steps to expand U.S. oil production. // Overdrive;Aug2008, Vol. 48 Issue 8, p12
The article reports on the longer-term measures proposed by the Bush Administration and the American Trucking Associations (ATA) to increase domestic oil production in the U.S. The author stated that President Bush has called on Congress to expand oil exploration in the Outer Continental Shelf,...
- NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS OVER THE PAST YEAR. // Wilderness;2007, p4
The article informs about the achievements of the Wilderness Society over the past year in the U.S. It played a leading role in the creation of wilderness areas in four states, California, Nevada, Vermont and New Hampshire, permanently protecting 910,000 acres. It was successful in fending off...
- 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.
- WE ARE THE ONES WHO HAVE EVERYTHING TO LOSE. James, Sarah; Lentfer, Hank; Servid, Carolyn // Arctic Refuge;2001, p3
Comments on the plan of the U.S. government in 2001 to drill oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Effects that the plan would have on Indians and the environment; Actions taken by Indians to prevent oil drilling in the refuge; Assurance given by oil companies under the plan.
- Spinning ANWR. Bonamici, Kate; Gimbel, Barney; Lustgarten, Abrahm // Fortune;5/15/2006, Vol. 153 Issue 9, p32
This article discusses debates in Washington D.C. to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil drilling. Alaska's state legislature is hoping that Pac/West Communications, a public relations firm in Oregon that deals with environmental laws, can gradually eliminate the option. Campaigns...