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  • Cleanup of oil spill on Montana's Yellowstone River to slow as thin ice makes work dangerous

    The struggle to recover 30,000 gallons of oil from a pipeline spill into Montana's Yellowstone River is expected to grind to a near-halt in coming days as warmer weather makes ice on the river increasingly dangerous, state regulators and a company spokesman said Wednesday.
  • Plan to drill for oil off East Coast, limit it in Alaska, draws heat

    The Obama administration moved Tuesday to allow offshore drilling on the Atlantic Coast while protecting some, but not all, sensitive Arctic areas — actions that angered many and pleased few. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell's proposal — part...

    Obama administration proposes offshore Atlantic drilling

    Obama administration proposes offshore Atlantic drilling
    The Obama administration proposes to allow oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic coast for the first time in over 30 years, drawing fire from environmentalists and many East Coast lawmakers about the potential for spills that could harm the Chesapeake Bay...

    Obama signals opening up Atlantic Ocean to drilling for first time, removes areas off Alaska

    The Obama administration floated a plan Tuesday that for the first time would open up a broad swath of the Atlantic Coast to drilling, even as it moved to restrict drilling indefinitely in environmentally-sensitive areas off Alaska. The proposal...

    Obama fires first in coming 'battle royal' over Atlantic drilling

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama moved Tuesday to open the Atlantic Ocean to drilling, beginning a mammoth battle over the environmental effects and raising the question of how much oil and gas lies under the sea and whether it's even economical for it...