Drilling Rig in Homer Alaska

Sen. Lisa Murkowski cited one of Consumer Energy Alliance’s polls on Arctic energy exploration during a recent hearing on Capitol Hill.

Nevertheless, Murkowski argued several times in the hearing that the state of Alaskans’ opinion on offshore drilling is solidly favorable. She cited a 2014 poll by the pro-drilling group Consumer Energy Alliance that found 73 percent of Alaskans support Arctic drilling.

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