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Mark Begich Releases Pro-Arctic-Drilling Ad On Earth Day

By Amanda Terkel

As the world celebrates Earth Day, Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) is out with a new ad touting his support for oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

In the spot, Begich rides a snowmobile across the ice and says, “For decades, they said it would never happen. There was no way the Department of Interior, the EPA, NOAA, national Democrats and the White House would ever allow oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean. I’m Mark Begich –- I fought for five years to get the permits so we could drill under this ice. And we won. I approved this message because, sooner …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green