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Willow Project Praised, Questioned

Judy Patrick

The Bureau of Land Management's decision late last month to allow a new oil and gas project in the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPRA) has drawn praise from Alaska's congressional delegation, and questions from native and environmenal groups about the decision-making process.

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Mary Auld was born in Fairbanks and lived here until the age of 9 when her family moved to upstate New York. She earned a degree in creative writing from State University of New York-Geneseo. After working for a newspaper in Montana, Mary began graduate studies in environmental journalism at the University of Montana.