Artic Refuge

The Fate of 23.8 Million Acres of Arctic Wilderness Is in Jeopardy 1.5 million acres were leased for oil in 2019—with more planned in the future

Death by a thousand cuts: “According to a 2017 report from the University of Alaska, McDowell Group, 2 million barrels of oil were produced at Prudhoe Bay in 1977, and 12 years later, 500 million. “Today we are at one-quarter of that capacity (of 500 million barrels). That is the way of most industries.” This […]

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‘We Will Not Give Up,’ Say Indigenous Groups, as Trump Admin Gets Closer to Fossil Fuel Pillage of Arctic Refuge | Common Dreams News

“But that choice came to “no one’s surprise,” according to Adam Kolton, executive director of Alaska Wilderness League, who said the Trump administration was “not even pretending that this is about restraint or meaningful protection.” “With an eye on developing the entirety of the fragile coastal plain,” Kolton continued, “the administration has been riding roughshod

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