Obama's Arctic folly

Treadwell, Mead
February 2015
Hill;2/3/2015, Vol. 22 Issue 13, p20
The author discusses the strategy of U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration for the management of the Arctic in Alaska wherein they propose a drilling ban in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and a leasing plan which excludes some of Arctic Ocean's areas for development.


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