TITLE

War Over Arctic Oil

AUTHOR(S)
McCarthy, Terry; Blackman, Ann; Dickerson, John F.
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);2/19/2001, Issue 7, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the debate over whether to open Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, as of February, 2001. Concern regarding the call by the United States Congress for greater access to public lands and rising energy prices; Opposition of Gwich'in Native Americans to drilling; Speculation regarding the effects of drilling on the wildlife population of the area. INSET: How Much Is Under the Tundra?, by Adam Zagorin.
ACCESSION #
4106992

 

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