Offshore Drilling Plans Stir Concerns over Alaska Spill
April 18, 2011
It took three months to stop the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the cleanup effort will go on for years. As industry and government look to expand drilling in the U.S. Arctic Ocean, many Alaska Natives who live along the nation's northernmost coast worry about what an oil spill would do to the ocean they call their "garden."
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