Arctic Wildlife Refuge Safe... For Now

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After losing many battles, we win this one and are reminded that the war is not quite over yet. "House leaders late Wednesday [November 9th] abandoned an attempt to push through a hotly contested plan to open an Alaskan wildlife refuge to oil drilling, fearing it would jeopardize approval of a sweeping budget bill Thursday. They also dropped from the budget document plans to allow states to authorize oil and gas drilling off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts — regions currently under a drilling moratorium." Please watch this documentary video about ANWR and look at this beautiful photo set called the 'Artic Refuge Series' by Subhankar Banerjee. ::Arctic drilling dropped from House bill, ::US House suspends push for Alaska oil drilling, :: ANWR Saved Again... For Now, ::Visit the Arctic Refuge with Google Earth

Arctic Wildlife Refuge Safe... For Now
After losing many battles, we win this one and are reminded that the war is not quite over yet. "House leaders late Wednesday [November 9th] abandoned an attempt to push through a hotly contested plan to open an Alaskan wildlife refuge to oil drilling,