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Friday, July 11, 2008

Our man in the Fourth District

Posted By on Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 6:08 AM

Most Democrats in Congress are holding firm against mucking up Alaskan wildlife reserves by oil drilling. U.S. oil companies have plenty of untapped land already under lease, for one thing.

Most Democrats. Not Rep. Mike Ross.

“I propose that we drill in ANWR,” said Representative Mike Ross, Democrat of Arkansas, referring to the refuge. “We’ve already got a pipeline going to Alaska, the ANWR, that can handle two million barrels a day. We’re only putting one million in it. Let’s fill it up.”

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