Legislative Background

June 2001
Congressional Digest;Jun/Jul2001, Vol. 80 Issue 6/7, p173
Reports on legislative bills related to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Legislative choices of the 107th Congress; Energy policy of United States President George W. Bush's administration.


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