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  • Obama protects Alaska's Bristol Bay from oil and gas drilling

    Obama protects Alaska's Bristol Bay from oil and gas drilling
    In a boon to commercial fishermen, conservationists and Native Alaskans, President Obama on Tuesday withdrew the waters of Alaska’s Bristol Bay from oil and gas development, vowing to protect the world’s biggest sockeye salmon fishery.
  • Obama makes Alaska's Bristol Bay area off limits for oil drilling

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday designated the fish-rich Bristol Bay area of Alaska "off limits" for oil and gas leasing, the White House said, drawing praise from environmental groups. The area off Alaska's coast supports a $2 billion annual fishing...

    U.S. lawmakers give preview of coming oil export fight

    U.S. lawmakers gave a preview on Thursday of a looming fight next year on lifting the ban on crude exports with supporters saying it would sustain the drilling boom and others questioning its impacts on industry and fuel prices. In a House of...

    At drought talks on Capitol Hill, behind-the-scenes maneuvering

    WASHINGTON Late Thursday morning, while the Capitol Hill spotlight was pointed elsewhere, three Northern California congressmen paid a quiet call on the state's junior Democratic senator, Barbara Boxer. They wanted to talk water. For upward of 40...

    Republicans could need a new message on climate change in 2016

    WASHINGTON Senate Republicans swept into power vowing to fight what they call the White House's "war on coal," but at least one says they need a broader message than "no" in 2016. "I think there will be a political problem for the Republican Party...