Drilling the Arctic for Energy

Does tapping Alaskan oil to increase energy independence come at our peril?

On a day marking the 20th anniversary of the notorious Exxon Valdez oil spill, environmentalists urged lawmakers to reinstate a ban on new offshore drilling for oil and gas in vast expanses of the outer continental shelf—the land that extends off of North America's coasts under relatively shallow waters. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Derek Hawkins - Mar 25, 2009 - 7:30 AM PDT
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Kenneth Sibbett
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by Kenneth Sibbett - Mar. 27, 2009

This has to give people of common sense, and I don't mean egg-heads, the shivers. Who thinks these things up? Even a dummy like me knows the answer to this question. Greedy Oil companies that don't seem to care if their grandchildren bathe in spilled oil.

Seriously, Do the rich have a special place they are all going to meet when they finish destroying the earth. If they need any servants, I was once a fry cook.

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Kristin Gorski
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by Kristin Gorski - Mar. 27, 2009

An interview full of insight from an expert on Alaska, its oil reserves and its environment.

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Derek Hawkins
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by Derek Hawkins - Mar. 25, 2009
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