A polar bear walks in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.The Obama administration is proposing new protections in the region that would ban mining and drilling.
January 25, 2015 The president recommends more than 12 million acres of the region receive the highest level of protection available for public lands.
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November 18, 2011 One of the nation's best-known academic historians got into a superheated exchange Friday with one of the U.S. House's longest serving members over the issue of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
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