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For Poor Alaskan Village, Oil Could Change Everything
Business  (tags: Wainwright, Alaska, oil, Royal Dutch Shell, global warming, way of life will change, traditional Eskimo People, extreme poverty, Olgoonik Corporation, AK Native Claims Settlement Act of 1973 )

Judy
- 1001 days ago - globalpost.com
Their small village is about to be taken over by big oil. This traditional Eskimo community stands to make a fortune, but at what cost?
Oil Companies Failing to Adequately Disclose Drilling Risks to SEC and Investors
Business  (tags: Alaska, Arctic Ocean. Gulf of Mexco, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission )

Judy
- 1054 days ago - nationofchange.org
Of the ten companies, eight "provided minimal or no information about safety or environmental statistics," or "investments in safety related R&D."
NYT: BP Moving Ahead With Offshore Alaska Rig Despite Moratorium
Business  (tags: Alaska, BP, Endangered Species Act, man-made island built by BP, Minerals Management Service (MMS), new offshore drilling, Oil, Onshore, Regulators )

Kemsa
- 1833 days ago - blcnn.wordpress.com
The New York Times reports today that BP is moving ahead with a project that would drill a two-mile-deep well off the coast of Alaska. How is BP getting around the moratorium on new offshore drilling? It's building its rig on an island -- a man-made island
Alaska Residents Will Get Annual Oil Royalty Dividend of $1,654 Each
Business  (tags: Alaska, oil, government, politics, auto, business, cars, consumers, money )

Elli
- 2841 days ago - iht.com
Nearly every Alaskan will soon receive a check for $1,654 (EUR1,183), their share of the state's oil riches just for living here for a full calendar year Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced.
BP Alaska Still Risks Environmental Disaster
Business  (tags: Katrina, budget, Gulf coast, social ills, Alaska, BP )

Kathleen
- 3050 days ago - truthout.org
Less than a year after a corroded pipeline ruptured causing the largest oil spill in Alaskan history, BP (British Petroleum) has continued to implement severe cost-cutting measures at its North Slope facilities, making it vulnerable to another environmen
   

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