With polar bear numbers declining and their habitats melting, the Bush Administration has proposed labeling them a "threatened" species under the Endangered Species Act. The secretary of the Interior and an environmental lawyer discuss the proposal.
As the Nov. 7 election approaches and Republican Sarah Palin loses her double-digit lead in the polls, the confrontations between the candidates for Alaska governor have gotten heated and personal.
By PBS NewsHour
Television ads have sparked a war of words between the campaigns of Democratic candidate Tony Knowles and Republican Sarah Palin this week, with each side accusing the other of hypocrisy and dishonesty.
British Petroleum in Alaska officials fielded questions at a House hearing on the factors that forced them to shut down pipelines at Prudhoe Bay and what caused a large-scale spill.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
After a rocky first term, Republican Gov. Frank Murkowski lost his chance at a second try for Alaska's governor's mansion.
The shutdown of pipelines in the Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska is expected to heavily impact oil and gasoline prices. An oil markets analyst discusses the economic consequences.
The oil giant British Petroleum will shut down most of its production at the Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska because of corroded pipelines. An industry specialist outlines the environmental problems with the BP site and the president of BP…
Britain's BP PLC, a major international oil company, was forced to begin shutting down production at the largest oil field in the United States on Sunday.
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