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Jim Sykes on Environment


Support keeping the Arctic Refuge intact

It makes no sense to open the Arctic Refuge--royalties to the state would decrease from 90% to 50%. There are 30 to 40 years worth of oil available in the 90% of the areas already open. Most natural gas lies outside the Refuge. Alaska can provide national energy security and also keep the Arctic Refuge intact.
Source: Campaign website, SykesForSenate.com Jun 30, 2004

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