Senate votes to open door to new Gulf drilling
Anchorage Daily News
With political anxiety on Capitol Hill rising along with gasoline prices, the Senate voted Aug. 1 to open a large section of the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling, advancing the energy bill that stands the best chance of approval this year.
The bill, approved 71-25, now must be reconciled with....
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