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More than 20 non-governmental organizations - environmental, civil rights, labor, conservative and liberal - announced their campaign to defeat Gale Norton's nomination as Secretary of Interior at a news conference
Reynolds said he plans to co-sponsor legislation asking President-elect George W. Bush to support the proposal to drill on the refuge. Bush, a former Texas oilman, has made giving energy companies drilling access to the refuge's 1.5 million-acre coastal plan a key part of his national energy policy
Many of the ELF members are well intentioned, but they're playing right into
the hands of the corporate government and its media. It doesn't take a genius
to see the obvious (or does it?), especially regarding ELF's timing in regard
to the coming oil-eco war in Alaska (and elsewhere).