Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell just doesn’t want to take “no” for an answer, but he must be getting used to it, because the U.S.
Parnell has submitted a plan for oil and gas exploration on the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge where caribou and polar bears live.
President Obama has denied the controversial Keystone XL pipeline permit, preventing the enormously destructive project from carving up wild places from Canada to the Gulf.
What Obama’s decision means:
If anybody wonders whether the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge still matters to the American people, just ask the landlord.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service received an estimated 52,000-plus responses to its recent call for public comments on a pending update of ANWR’s “comprehensive conservation plan.”