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DOI vows safeguards for Alaska Natives  in  off-shore  drilling
DOI vows safeguards for Alaska Natives in off-shore drilling (November 9, 2011)

The Obama administration released a five-year plan to expand off-shore drilling in Alaska. The Interior Department says drilling won't be allowed unless Alaska Native concerns are addressed. The Beaufort and...


Alaska Native village corporation backs off-shore drilling
Alaska Native village corporation backs off-shore drilling (October 26, 2011)

Tikigaq Corporation, an Alaska Native village corporation, supports off-shore drilling despite official opposition from the Native Village of Point Hope, a federally recognized tribe. Sayers Tuzroyluk, the chairman of Tikigaq,...


Alaska Natives ask 9th Circuit to block off-shore drilling plans
Alaska Natives ask 9th Circuit to block off-shore drilling plans (September 30, 2011)

Alaska Natives joined environmental organizations in asking the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn the Obama administration's approval of off-shore drilling. The Native Village of Point Hope and REDOIL...


Shell Oil to seek federal approval to develop in Arctic Ocean
Shell Oil to seek federal approval to develop in Arctic Ocean (May 2, 2011)

Shell Oil will file permits this week to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean, The New York Times reports. Shell wants to drill up to 10 exploratory wells....