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President Donald Trump Proposes Opening Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil and Gas Drilling, Cuts to the National Wildlife Refuge System

Washington D.C. – Today, the White House released President Donald Trump’s first full budget for Fiscal Year 2018, which recommends drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and significant cuts to the National Wildlife Refuge System …

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Senate and House Arctic Refuge Wilderness Bills Introduced

Members of Congress Push for Wilderness Two Years After Transmittal WASHINGTON – Today, 40 senators led by Senators Ed Markey (D-MA) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) and a bipartisan group of representatives led by Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), …

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Meet Our Next Generation of Environmental Leaders

This week, participants in the Arctic Youth Ambassadors program (AYA) will be visiting senior policymakers and government officials here in Washington D.C. to discuss important environmental challenges in Alaska. The AYA program, established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service …

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Obama Visits Alaska Arctic Region

President Barack Obama visited Alaska Aug. 31 – Sept. 2. In advance of his trip, the White House released this video, highlighting the reasons he believes Alaska is overdue for some attention paid to its front-line status in the fight …

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Signs Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Today, President Obama and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made history. Geoffrey Haskett, Regional Director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska, signed the Record of Decision for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge’s new Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) …

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No More Arctic Antics

David Houghton is the President of the National Wildlife Refuge Association. He has worked for and in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for over 25 years. David has been involved with the National Wildlife Refuge Association since 2000: as the …

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