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Alaska Delegation Wants Some Waters Out of Drilling Plan

Alaska’s all-Republican congressional delegation three weeks ago praised Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke after he announced nearly all federal waters off the state’s coast could be offered for petroleum lease sales. But after hearing from critics who do not want drilling in their home waters, U.S. Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Don Young are backtracking. In a letter Friday to Zinke, the delegation requested that most Alaska waters from the state’s Panhandle to the Bering...

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