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Committee on Natural ResourcesEnergy and Mineral ResourcesIntroducedJanuary 8th, 2019
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Drilling for oil in the Arctic Ocean carries a very high risk of environmental damage that can be difficult for such a sensitive ecosystem to recover from. No energy exploration should be allowed there to preserve the region for future generations.
Oil taxes are a critical source of tax revenue for Alaskan communities, providing much-needed money for government services, infrastructure, and more. In order to maintain this revenue source, the door should be open to additional energy exploration in the Arctic.