Oil-Driven Land Proposal in Alaska Stirs Controversy The pursuit of new oil and gas reserves in Alaska is alarming local tribes. In the Yukon Flats region, north of Fairbanks, the tribes are concerned by negotiations involving a land swap with a federal agency to cash in on vast oil and gas deposits in a national wildlife refuge.
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Oil-Driven Land Proposal in Alaska Stirs Controversy

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Oil-Driven Land Proposal in Alaska Stirs Controversy

Oil-Driven Land Proposal in Alaska Stirs Controversy

Oil-Driven Land Proposal in Alaska Stirs Controversy

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The pursuit of new oil and gas reserves in Alaska is alarming local tribes. In the Yukon Flats region, north of Fairbanks, the tribes are concerned by negotiations involving a land swap with a federal agency to cash in on vast oil and gas deposits in a national wildlife refuge.P>

Bonnie Sue Hitchcock reports from Alaska Public Radio Network.