New 5 year drilling plan for Alaska

Time and again the Keystone Pipeline has been rejected by President Obama because of the danger it brings to the people who will near the pipeline and the many animals and forests it will displace. Not only has the Keystone pipeline been rejected but an area in Alaska has been banned from drilling; Chukchi and Beaufort seas in northern Alaska. “the five-year plan also bars drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.” However, this particular plan has allowed drilling to go forward in Alaska’s Cook Inlet southwest…

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Gas prices on the rise in the Southeast

Earlier last week there was a pipeline explosion in Shelby county, Alabama, which have caused the gas prices to soar from the shortage of oil in the area and outages. The pipeline Colonial had also reported a leak not too long before the explosion. The explosion sent several people to the hospital and one person dead. The Colonial pipeline explosion forced many people to evacuate out of their homes and there was smoke and fire all around. “The fire prompted pipeline officials to shut down…

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