The future of Teshekpuk Lake and other Special Areas in the western Arctic’s National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska are at stake today as the Bureau of Land Management releases its draft environmental impact statement for the NPR-A and opens a 60-day public comment period.
Who wants a free driveway? Please raise your hands.
You can’t get a free driveway from the state of Alaska, but state officials want to offer an even sweeter freebie to private oil, gas, and mining companies in the form of expensive, Arctic “roads to resources.”
Today’s vote on repealing subsidies for Big Oil proves there is strong support in the Senate for ending oil subsidies that are wasted on the largest oil companies instead of targeted on future clean energy substitutes that could break our long-term dependence on oil, according to The Wilde
The Wilderness Society (TWS) announced today that it has chosen western conservation leader Jamie Williams, who comes to TWS from The Nature Conservancy, as its new president. At The Nature Conservancy Williams served as Director of Landscape Conservation for North America, where he led that organization’s effort to protect large landscapes, primarily in the western United States.
The U.S. is exporting more gasoline than we import for the first time since 1949, according to the Energy Information Agency. These record high gasoline exports are undermining congressional calls to turn important conservation lands into oil and gas fields.