Skip to comments.Environmentalists ask court to block Alaska drilling plans
Posted on 12/04/2007 10:22:18 AM PST by SmithL
San Francisco (AP) -- Lawyers for environmental and native Alaska groups are asking a federal appeals court in San Francisco to block an oil company's plans for exploratory drilling near the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
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The Native Alaskans have done very well indeed from Alaska’s oil. Odd they would sue to stop this. Probably a fringe group.
The “Big Bad Oil Company” should get the Judge to block the environmentalists from purchasing their oil ... They could probably come up with a way.
We need to develope a technology that will run an engine on environmentalists. There seems to be an endless supply and it’s not like they’d be missed.
If we stop all drilling in Alaska, the state will return to its pristine condition fairly soon. Of course, that would also stop a major gravy train that supports the economy (so that Alaskans do not pay income taxes, but get a check from the state as their share of oil revenues). The native Alaskans can then go back to doing what they did before the oil boom.
The Inupiats own 95,000 acres of the ANWR that they want to lease to Atlantic Richfield. That money could solve their sanitary and infant mortality problems.
“Alaskans Sue Environmentalists Over Lost Tax Revenue Based On Environmental Lawsuits”
Not enough stop drilling in the Coastal Plain of ANWR, an area designated for oil exploration when ANWR was expanded to its present size. Now they want to claim an even large piece of the pie.
As I understand it, ANWAR is 19,000,000 acres and oil companies want 2,000 acres or 0.0001% of the area. It is obvious to me that the envirowhackos are not concerned about destroying the “pristine” area but oppose any drilling, anywhere. It is not about ANWAR but about the politics. But, we all know that.
A treadmill with a lawyer standing in front of it. Hook a drive shaft to the treadmill and to a generator, then line up the Enviro’s. Permanent Enviro power.
Little known, and never published in any story about ANWAR. Section 1002 of ANWAR was specifically set aside by congress when it created ANWAR for the purposes of DRILLING!
What you wanna bet that “Lawyers for environmental and native Alaska groups” parked their Mercedes and Porches before they went into court to stop drilling for oil?
Well, if babies can be turned into baby oil, I am sure that environmentalists can be turned into some kind of biodiesel.
Get out of the way you jackasses or the bulldozers will bury you!.....
The “native Alaskans” of today are but the border-crossers of yesterday; there is no animal life truly indigenous to Alaska.
That’s as dumb as using Mexicans for roofing material.
Native Alaskan is a legal term.
It’s a P.C. term for what were known first as Eskimos and then as Inuits and now as whatever construct seems to be the most romantic and sympathetic.
It originated as part of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act that ended the lawsuits stopping development of Prudhoe Bay oil for four years.
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