Thursday, November 10, 2005

House suspends Alaska drilling push
Leaders drop Arctic oil proposal from budget bill

Thursday, November 10, 2005; Posted: 10:06 a.m. EST (15:06 GMT)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House leaders late Wednesday abandoned an attempt to push through a hotly contested plan to open an Alaskan wildlife refuge to oil drilling, fearing it would jeopardize approval of a sweeping budget bill Thursday.

from CNN


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