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ConocoPhillips gas leak in Alaskan North Slope village drives some residents from their homes

ConocoPhillips gas leak in Alaskan North Slope village drives some residents from their homes

For nearly a week, natural gas has been leaking from a ConocoPhillips facility outside a village in the Alaskan arctic, spreading fear and anxiety in the community and prompting the company to evacuate non-essential personnel. Some residents have fled the area.

Republicans champion Alaska drilling project that poses major climate test for Biden

Republicans champion Alaska drilling project that poses major climate test for Biden

House Republicans on Tuesday urged the Biden administration to move forward with a controversial drilling project proposed in Alaska, saying it would bring enormous economic benefits to the region.
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With Trump gone, old fault lines in the climate movement reopen, complicating Biden's path forward

With Trump gone, old fault lines in the climate movement reopen, complicating Biden's path forward

As President Joe Biden works to enact his plan for cutting greenhouse gases, a long dormant rift among climate action activists is surfacing.

Biden administration defends huge Alaska oil drilling project
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Biden administration defends huge Alaska oil drilling project

The administration says the country must pivot away from fossil fuels but backed a project set to produce more than 100,000 barrels of oil each day for 30 years.
Biden has a weak link on energy and ethics— an ex-Obama official with deep fossil fuel ties
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Biden has a weak link on energy and ethics— an ex-Obama official with deep fossil fuel ties

Ken Salazar’s has had a “lucrative spin through the revolving door.”
New Trump administration plan could boost oil drilling on remote Alaska reserve

New Trump administration plan could boost oil drilling on remote Alaska reserve

One scenario would allow development on lake that shelters tens of thousands of migrating caribou and birds.
Republican Lisa Murkowski says it’s time for her party to take climate change seriously
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Republican Lisa Murkowski says it’s time for her party to take climate change seriously

Republican Lisa Murkowski says it's time for her party to take climate change seriously. But the Alaska Republican just opened up new areas for oil drilling.

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