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Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is a 19.6 million acre tract which "lies in the northeast corner of Alaska. The entire refuge lies north of the Arctic Circle and 1,300 miles south of the North Pole." 
- "Senate Votes to Keep Oil Drilling Provision in Budget Bill!" 
- "Issue in Detail: Saving the "American Serengeti," Defenders of Wildlife.
- "Arctic drilling dropped from House bill. It could still return when, if Senate and House negotiate budget," Associated Press (MSNBC), November 10, 2005: "The actions were a stunning setback for those who have tried for years to open a coastal strip of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR, to oil development, and a victory for environmentalists, who have lobbied hard against the drilling provisions. President Bush has made drilling in the Alaska refuge his top energy priorities."
- Carl Hulse, "G.O.P. Senators Hurry to Quell Furor Over Gas," New York Times, April 28, 2006. re the "escalating political battle over high gasoline prices", Republicans want to open ANWR to "oil production" and Democrats "quickly dismissed the new Republican approach as a backdoor effort to overcome deep-seated opposition to drilling in the Arctic refuge."
- Environmentally Responsible Energy Production in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), Department of the Interior.
Richard Voss, Refuge Manager
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
101 12th Avenue, Room 236, Box 20
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701
Toll Free: (800)362-4546
- Alaska's oil industry
- BP's campaign to exploit protected areas
- Cheney Energy Task Force
- Energy Stewardship Alliance
- Gasoline for America's Security Act of 2005
- Natural Resources Defense Council
- Pac/West Communications
- oil depletion
- oil industry
- United States Arctic Research Commission
- Americans for American Energy
- George Schaller
- Map of Oil and Gas Activities on the North Slope of Alaska, Defenders of Wildlife (defenders.org).
- "Artic National Wildlife Refuge," Sierra Club.
- "Artic National Wildlife Refuge," National Wildlife Federation.
- "Artic National Wildlife Refuge," Natural Resources Defense Council.
- Arctic Refuge drilling controversy in the Wikipedia.
- Compare where public figures stand on drilling in ANWR - whereIstand.com
Articles & Commentary
- Zachary Coile, "Senate blocks Bush's oil drilling plan for Alaska refuge. 8 Republicans back Boxer, vote against exploration," San Francisco Chronicle, March 20, 2003.
- Jon Dougherty, "House considers Alaska refuge drilling. Group urges Americans to back energy bill with ANWR provision," WorldNetDaily, September 26, 2003.
- "Bush Budget Calls for Oil Drilling in Alaska Refuge," Reuters (Common Dreams), February 2, 2004.
- Zachary Coile, "GOP Takes Another Stab at Drilling in Alaska Refuge. Changes in Senate Make Republicans More Confident," San Francisco Chronicle (Common Dreams), February 7, 2005.
- Justin Blum and Jim VandeHei, "Bush Steps Up Pitch for Drilling in Alaska Refuge," Washington Post, March 10, 2005.
- H. Josef Hebert, "Senate Votes to Allow Arctic Drilling," Associated Press (truthout), March 16, 2005.
- Courtney Mabeus, "Boiling Oil. The Money Behind the Debate Over Drilling in ANWR," Capital Eye, March 17, 2005: "After years of trying, Senate Republicans on Wednesday succeeded in easing the path to opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, a development that promises to intensify a decades-old lobbying battle as proponents of drilling move into the homestretch of their effort."
- "Senate votes to open arctic refuge to oil drilling. GOP backers evaded filibuster threat by adding plan to budget," Associated Press (MSNBC), March 17, 2005.
- Maryann Mott, "Alaska-Refuge Drilling Approved by U.S. House," National Geographic News, April 21, 2005.
- "Senate Permits Oil Drilling in Alaska Refuge," Fox News, November 4, 2005.
- "GOP Shelves Alaska Drilling Plan," Associated Press/CBS News, November 10, 2005.
- H. Josef Hebert, "Senate Blocks Alaska Refuge Drilling," Associated Press (ABC News), December 21, 2005.
- Chris Baltimore, "House votes for oil drilling in Alaska refuge," Reuters, May 25, 2006.
- Richard Simon, "House votes to drill in refuge. A gesture toward energy independence in advance of fall elections," Baltimore Sun, May 26, 2006.