Originally published May 30, 2015 I Updated June 1, 2015
While genuine concerns and actions to protect the environment are laudable,
it is not laudable to use bold statements about the environment as a means for
political grandstanding that could undermine economic opportunities for Alaska,
Washington and the country.
— U.S. Senator for Alaska Dan Sullivan
June 13, 2013
Our nation is ignoring some of its greatest opportunities to increase conventional oil production – particularly in Alaska and the Outer Continental Shelf. But we could certainly realize them.
— U.S. Senator for Alaska Lisa Murkowski
September 18, 2013
The United States must continue to make progress in developing our many oil and gas resources across the nation, including offshore in areas like the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, to relieve the many growing pressures facing the American people.
— U.S. Congressman for Alaska Don Young