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Texas Approved for Coastal Impact Assistance Grants

Texas Approved for Coastal Impact Assistance Grants

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, January 13, 2009 (ENS) – Texas coastal protection and restoration projects in 18 shoreline counties will soon receive an infusion of cash from the federal government. Minerals Management Service Director Randall Luthi Monday signed the Texas Coastal Impact Assistance Program Plan, CIAP, making available more than $48 million through federal grants. This…

Natives, Conservationists Sue to Block Chukchi Sea Oil Leasing

Natives, Conservationists Sue to Block Chukchi Sea Oil Leasing

JUNEAU, Alaska, February 1, 2008 (ENS) – A coalition of Alaska natives and conservation groups filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday challenging oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea, which lies above the Arctic Circle between Alaska and Russia. Thirty million acres of polar bear, walrus, and whale habitat in the Chukchi Sea are scheduled…