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Obama To Seek Wilderness Designation For Oil Rich Alaskan Refuge

President Barack Obama is proposing to designate the vast majority of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a wilderness area, including its potentially oil-rich coastal plain.

01/25/2015

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House Overwhelmingly Approves Keystone XL Pipeline

President Obama has threatened to veto the bill, which would authorize a pipeline to carry tar sand oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast.

01/09/2015

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Va. Drivers Set to See Gas Prices Go Up

Virginia drivers can expect to see a 5 cents-per-gallon increase in the cost of gas starting Jan. 1.

12/27/2014

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White House: Obama Takes A ‘Dim View’ Of Legislative Efforts To Force Action On Keystone XL Pipeline

A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week’s GOP blowout are still sinking in.

11/13/2014

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The Pollan Family Table’s Butternut Squash Soup

The Pollan Family Table is out now from CBS sister company Simon & Schuster. This excerpt shows their recipe for butternut squash soup with toasted pumpkin seeds.

10/28/2014

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Report: Gas Prices Heading Closer To $3-Per-Gallon In Much Of U.S.

Greater American production and less-than-expected global demand is driving oil prices downward, say industry analysts.

09/25/2014

Daryl Hannah wears a sticker as she protests against Keystone XL Pipeline at Lafayette Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Opponents Carve Anti-Pipeline Message Into Field

Opponents of a proposed pipeline to carry Canadian oil south to the Gulf Coast have carved a message of resistance into a Nebraska field in the project’s path.

04/13/2014

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Flint Hills Says North Pole Refinery Will Close

The company that owns North Pole Refinery announced Tuesday it’s closing the facility.

02/04/2014

Experts estimate 13 percent of the world's untapped oil reserves may lie beneath the melting Arctic ice. (Getty Images)

Nations Vie For Clout In Arctic; U.S. Far From Lead

Critics say the U.S. is lagging behind Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Iceland, Canada and Denmark in securing Arctic Ocean rights.

01/01/2014

President Barack Obama holds a press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 20, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pushes More Oil Production To Clean Up Coal

America’s newest, most expensive coal-fired power plant is hailed as one of the cleanest on the planet, thanks to government-backed technology that removes carbon dioxide and keeps it out of the atmosphere.

12/23/2013

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