Northern Exposure

[Energy Issues] As pressure increases in Washington to drill for oil in the Arctic Refuge, with ‘Oil on Ice’ two local filmmakers take a close-up look at the region’s indigenous people and spectacular beauty. In the opening moments of the documentary, “Oil on Ice,” Frank Murkowski, then a United States senator from Alaska, is heard talking to fellow senators about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which he wants the federal government to open up to the oil industry for drilling.

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