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Domenici Seeks ANWR Measure

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairman Pete V. Domenici (R-NM) confirmed he will press to include Arctic National Wildlife Refuge leasing in this year's budget resolution. The disclosure came as he complimented Interior Sec. Gale A. Norton for her department's support Mar. 2 of environmentally responsible development of oil and gas resources along ANWR's coastal plain. Norton appeared before the committee to discuss the department's proposed fiscal 2007 budget.

Domenici also praised Norton for the department's effort to begin an oil shale leasing program and urged her to move quickly to get streamlined permitting fully operating in the Rocky Mountains.

Read the rest at the Oil and Gas Journal

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