ANWR money clears Alaska House
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The Alaska House on Wednesday voted 33-2 to give $1.1 million to a lobbying group trying to convince the Senate to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling.

The bill approved would also give the Inupiat village of Kaktovik $100,000 to produce a video on drilling. Part of the money would offset costs from tourists stopping at the village.

The bill goes onto the Senate for a vote.

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Tourism, fishing industries left off ANWR lobbying bill (AP 1/24)

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Gwich'in Steering Committee -
Oil Issues in ANWR, US Fish and Wildlife -
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, US Fish and Wildlife Service -
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Pro-Development site -

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