Palin Fought Polar Bear Protections

McCain's vice-presidential pick, Alaskan Gov. Sarah Palin, sued the Bush Administration in federal court recently, charging it was too accepting of climate change studies which overstated the phenomenon's impact on polar bears. The result, she argued, would be a negative impact on her state's businesses, including oil and gas extraction. Even as the White House has finessed its position on polar bears in the face of legal challenges and public pressure, Palin has led her state's efforts to...Full Story
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