Tuesday, May 30, 2006
House Passes Alaskan ANWR Oil Drilling Bill Again
The House passed a bill to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve (ANWR) by a vote of 225 to 201 on May 24. The American-Made Energy and Good Jobs Act (H.R. 5429) was introduced by House Resources Committee Chairman Richard W. Pombo (R-Calif.). The legislation is expected to die in the Senate.