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President Obama will be asking Congress to protect over 12 million acres of land in Alaska.

President Obama Proposes Wilderness Protections for Oil-rich Alaskan Coast

This week, President Barack Obama’s administration announced that the Department of the Interior has released a new conservation plan for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) that will designate more than 12 million acres as wilderness, including the oil-rich coastal plain. The announcement has set…

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