Fish and Wildlife spikes Alaska's ANWR seismic testing plan
Alaska's uphill battle to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development suffered a setback last week when the Fish and Wildlife Service rejected the state's proposal to conduct seismic testing on the coastal plain.
2. KEYSTONE XL:
Obama's job-creation comments ignite pipeline proponents
President Obama embraced the economic and environmental case against Keystone XL in an interview published late Saturday, suggesting that further emissions-cutting commitments from Canada's oil sands industry could prove crucial if the controversial pipeline is to win his approval.