Battle Heats Up Over Alaskan Petroleum Reserve

National Public Radio: The battle over whether oil companies should be allowed to drill in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is nothing new -- but the fight over nearby public land called the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska is. The NPRA is huge -- about the size of Indiana. Originally, it was set aside for the military, then in the 1970s it was reserved for domestic oil production. Today, there are a few native villages in the NPRA, and about 30 wells have been drilled there -- but it is mostly undisturbed.......

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