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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge 26.1.2015 Star Tribune: Latest
President Barack Obama is boosting protection of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich Coastal Plain.
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Obama proposes new protections for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 26.1.2015 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The U.S. Department of Interior says the new recommendations have the potential to be one of the largest conservation measures "since Congress passed the visionary Wilderness Act over 50 years ago."
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Obama Administration Moves to Block Drilling in Parts of Alaska 26.1.2015 Wall St. Journal: Policy
The Obama administration is moving this week to put areas of Alaska off limits to oil and natural gas drilling in its latest effort to bolster its environmental legacy.
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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge 26.1.2015 Seattle Times: Nation & World
President Barack Obama is boosting protection of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich Coastal Plain.
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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge 26.1.2015 Seattle Times: Top stories
President Barack Obama is boosting protection of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich Coastal Plain.
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Obama Proposes New Protections For Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 26.1.2015 NPR Health Science
The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.
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Obama proposes expanding oil-drilling ban in Alaska wildlife refuge 26.1.2015 LA Times: Opinion
President Obama proposed Sunday to designate 1.4 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, setting off a battle with the Republican-controlled Congress over oil and gas drilling in pristine areas of northern Alaska.
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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge, highest protection for public lands 25.1.2015 Star Tribune: Politics
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Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge 25.1.2015 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is boosting protection of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and will ask Congress to designate more than 12 million acres as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich Coastal Plain....
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Obama proposal to expand Alaska Arctic refuge angers Republicans over oil 25.1.2015 Guardian: Environment
  • President will propose 12.28 million-acre expansion of protected area
  • Alaska senator Murkowski: ‘We will fight back with every resource'
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Obama administration to propose new wilderness protections in Arctic refuge — Alaska Republicans declare war 25.1.2015 Washington Post
The Obama administration will propose setting aside the 1.4 million-acre coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) as wilderness, according to individuals briefed on the plan, a move that will spark a fierce battle with the new Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee chairman, Lisa Murkowski, and other Alaska Republicans.Read full article ...
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The secret world of Isis training camps – ruled by sacred texts and the sword 25.1.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
We reveal how the terror group recruits and retains its members through zealotry, rhetoric and obscure theology Continue reading...
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Schafer: Cheap oil means pain in North Dakota 25.1.2015 Star Tribune: Business
World’s biggest ship, the Pieter Schelte, sparks Nazi outrage on arrival in Rotterdam 24.1.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest
Jewish groups ‘fought for 10 years’ to stop owner naming Allseas vessel after his father, an SS officer Continue reading...
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Illinois misses the fracking boom because of falling oil prices 24.1.2015 Chicago Tribune: Business
Lyle Weber paid off a sizable chunk of his son's college loan three years ago with money he got from an oil company intending to drill on his ...
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Scotland advised not to take North Sea oil for granted 24.1.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Sir Ian Wood says SNP should focus on improving Scotland and shelve independence plans for the foreseeable future

The North Sea oil industry is winding down and politicians and workers must start planning for the future “pretty quickly”, a senior industry figure and government adviser has warned.

Sir Ian Wood, the founder of the Wood Group who conducted a recent review of offshore oil and gas recovery for the UK government, said workers in Aberdeen have taken oil for granted but now need to change their thinking.

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Gasoline under $3 was shocking. Now it's under $2. Will it ever end? 24.1.2015 Star Tribune: Business
$2 gasoline: Good times keep rolling at the pump 24.1.2015 AP Business
NEW YORK (AP) -- At some point this will end, perhaps even soon. The price of gasoline will not fall to zero....
Cuadrilla requests deferral of Lancashire fracking decision 23.1.2015 Guardian: Environment
Shale gas firm offers measures to address noise and traffic concerns raised by planning officers at two proposed sites Continue reading...
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Some megaload protesters report contact from FBI 23.1.2015 AP Washington
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Activists who oppose the transport of giant oil-field equipment through parts of Idaho and Washington say they have been contacted by FBI agents....
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