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US cancels plans for oil leases in the Arctic Ocean

October 20, 2015

By Sean Cockerham McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is abandoning plans to open the Arctic Ocean to more oil drilling in the face of dwindling industry interest and environmental objections. The Interior Department said Friday that it is canceling two schedu...

Senators: Keystone Pipeline Needs Review For Health Impacts

February 27, 2014

McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — Saying the health impact of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline hasn’t been properly explored, two Democratic senators on Wednesday called on the Obama administration and Secretary of State John Kerry to conduct a comprehensive study on the human h...

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