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Obama Administration clears way for more Arctic drilling. Seattlepi.com:

“The Arctic is perhaps the most extreme region on the planet with sub-zero temperatures, hurricane force storms and long periods of darkness:  Spill response capacity is practically non-existent in these remote, icy waters — the nearest Coast Guard station is more than 1,000 miles away,” said Kristen Miller of the Alaska Wilderness League.

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