Skip to comments.Feds set aside 'critical habitat' for polar bear
Posted on 11/24/2010 2:04:07 PM PST by jazusamo
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is setting aside 187,000 square miles in Alaska as a "critical habitat" for polar bears, an action that could add restrictions to future offshore drilling for oil and gas.
The total, which includes large areas of sea ice off the Alaska coast, is about 13,000 square miles, or 8.3 million acres, less than in a preliminary plan released last year.
Tom Strickland, Interior assistant secretary for fish, wildlife and parks, said the designation would help polar bears stave off extinction, recognizing that the greatest threat is the melting of Arctic sea ice caused by climate change.
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Alaskans should get together and kill out the polar bears once and for all or at least threaten to if this insanity is not stopped. Kill ALL of them, and the excuse evaporates....
This is Obama hitting back by telling us in no uncertain terms, that while he’s President, it ain’t “Sarah Palins Alaska”
Amen, the evil usurper never misses a chance to hit back.
And yet no word from Lisa Moocowsky? With the election in the courts, Joe Miller should stand up and say Alaskans won’t takentjiw lying down.
Put pressure on the courts to do the right thing.
No doubt that’s part of it. Of course the enviro nazis have been after this for quite some time. Zer0 probably felt he could ding Sarah Palin and gain votes with the enviros all in one shot.
I thought the issue was: which was growing faster, the Arctic ice cap or the polar bear population?
And who gets the job of sending the memo to the bears?
Obama, and his EPA minions, will sign off on any idiotic Green idea that comes across the desk. If it’s by Executive Order, all that has to happen is that Valerie puts it under his nose. If its through regulation, the GREEN LIGHT is on, shining bright.
Just more crap for President Palin to undo in 2013.
RELAX, this is only a 1,000 mile long strip of land, 146 miles wide.
sorry, 187 miles wide
God forbid if I ask, "and what comes after this?"
Are you voting age?
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