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    The Obama administration released a proposal allowing for a single lease sale for oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Cook Inlet. The area houses several animal habitats and subsistence-use areas for three Native American villages. President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to deregulate energy drilling over environmental concerns.

    Obama Pushes for Last-Minute Regulations

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    Obama Team Releases New Study Defending Oil Drilling in Cook Inlet, Alaska
    Alaska Lawmakers Exploring Legislation to Overturn Obama’s Oil Drilling Bans
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