Tag Archive: Arctic National Wildife Refuge

Trump Administration Secretly Pushing Illegal Oil Exploration in the Arctic Refuge

  WASHINGTON (Sept. 16, 2017) – The Washington Post reported today that the Trump administration is secretly taking the first steps towards opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. The Post reports that the Department of the Interior …

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We Must Protect Our Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

“This order in effect makes Alaska open for business.” That’s what Secretary Zinke had to say after he signed Secretarial Order 3352 last Wednesday, which he characterized as “an important step” toward drilling in the Arctic Refuge. Specifically, Sec. Zinke …

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Historic Vote on Arctic Refuge

Today, the House of Representatives took an historic vote to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s Coastal Plain as Wilderness. Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) offered the House Arctic Refuge Wilderness bill as an amendment to the Sportsmen’s Heritage and Recreational …

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House To Take Monumental Vote on Wilderness Protection for Arctic

Wilderness not only protects these Arctic wildlife species, but also protects the cultural values of Alaska Natives and the conservation values shared by the vast majority of Americans.

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