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Scientists Ignored on Pitfalls of Arctic Oil Leasing

Scientists Ignored on Pitfalls of Arctic Oil Leasing

WASHINGTON, DC, February 5, 2008 (ENS) – The Interior Department is hastening to stop the flow of internal e-mails from its own scientists that undermine the legality of its offshore oil and gas lease sales in federal Arctic waters, according to correspondence released Monday by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER. During the past three…