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U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources

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  • New oil leases in the Arctic: How dumb is that?

     
    An Obama administration proposal would open new areas in the Arctic to oil and gas exploration. And these are the guys who are supposed to be friends of the environment?...
  • New drilling could bring highway money, GOP leaders say

     
    Congressional Republican leaders are drafting legislation that would steer money from new offshore energy production into highway construction....
  • Doug Brinkley, Rep. Don Young squabble over Arctic refuge

     
    Famed biographer Doug Brinkley and Alaskan Rep. Don Young clashed bitterly last Friday as Brinkley, a professor at Rice University and the author most recently of “The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom 1979-1960,” testified...
  • U.S. bans new Grand Canyon uranium-mining claims

     
    Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced Monday a final decision to impose a 20-year ban on new mining claims on 1 million acres surrounding the Grand Canyon....
  • House Republicans push new oil drilling to fund road projects

     
    Oil drilling: A measure that would allow new oil drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to energy exploration is headed for a vote in the Republican-controlled House. It is expected to be...