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'Ho-hum,' Arctic Refuge oil lease sale a failure for Trump admin.

Anchorage - The oil industry responded to the controversial and last-minute sale of oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with a collective 'meh' on Wednesday.

White House takes steps to allow drilling in Alaska Arctic refuge

The 19.6 million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska is under attack again from President Trump. The information comes about through a memo from US Fish and Wildlife Service acting director James Kurth on August 11.

Trump priority: Opening Alaska's Arctic Refuge to oil drilling

Washington - The White House budget will be delivered to Congress on Tuesday, and as part of President Trump's plans to help balance the federal budget is a proposal to open the coastal plain (Area 1002) of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

Op-Ed: Examining Off-Shore Drilling and How it Will Affect the Average American

Off-shore drilling is a sure-fire point of discussion this fall (though both sides will agree it must be done). However, in looking at the issue it seems as though it is merely a talking point, not an issue that affects (or benefits) the average American.

Rep. Michelle Bachmann Is Bullish On ANWR Oil Drilling

Minnesota Republican Representative Michelle Bachmann returned from her ANWR trip with her nine Republican colleagues and says that we should start oil drilling there as soon as possible.

Op-Ed: Stealing From All - Bush, Big Oil, and the U.S. Government

Oil men were elected into office to govern the world's most influential nation. Upon entering the White House, they had one goal in mind: to secure decades of profits for Big Oil. It took years of deceit to accomplish their mission, but they succeeded.

Op-Ed: ANWR-- Raise the Bridge or Lower the River?

Recently the Bush Administration blocked the release of an important assessment of the impact of oil and gas exploration in the Arctic because it would threaten its plan to sell licenses to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
 

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Note: The area Trump wants to open to drilling is known as  Area 1002.  It is located at the very to...
Note: The area Trump wants to open to drilling is known as "Area 1002." It is located at the very top of the map.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Porcupine caribou herd in 1002 Area  Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Porcupine caribou herd in 1002 Area, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Caribou calving grounds in the ANWR: 1983–2001
Caribou calving grounds in the ANWR: 1983–2001
United States Fish and Wildlife Service
Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge  with the Brooks Range as ...
Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, with the Brooks Range as a backdrop.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Headquarters
Female polar bears den during the winter in which they will give birth to young. Other polar bears d...
Female polar bears den during the winter in which they will give birth to young. Other polar bears do not den, but are active year-round.
US Department of the Interior
A male caribou in the ANWR - Image uploaded in 2019.
A male caribou in the ANWR - Image uploaded in 2019.
Dean Biggins (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Vuntut National Park is located in northern Yukon  Canada. Its name comes from the  Gwichʼin for am...
Vuntut National Park is located in northern Yukon, Canada. Its name comes from the Gwichʼin for among the lakes.
Chris Kyrzyk
Porcupine caribou herd in Area 1002  Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Porcupine caribou herd in Area 1002, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Area 1002 of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain  looking south toward the Brooks Rang...
Area 1002 of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain, looking south toward the Brooks Range mountains.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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