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President Trump is expected to revoke protections for millions of acres of sensitive ocean habitat in Alaska’s Arctic and the nation’s Atlantic Ocean.
Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is under a major threat from the oil industry’s allies in Congress. But a historic number of senators have taken an important step to protect it.
In a preview of what could happen with offshore drilling in the Arctic Ocean, an underwater natural gas pipeline has been leaking in Alaska since December, and no repair is expected until late April, at the earliest.
In a war on public lands, Congress repeals a rule that stopped polluters from calling the shots.
Thank you to the tens of thousands of you who responded to our requests to sign your name to a letter urging the administration to take this step. This is your victory!
The Bureau of Land Management announced its final decision to cancel illegally issued drilling leases in Colorado’s Thompson Divide and protect much of Roan Plateau from new leases.
The Obama administration will soon finalize its five-year program for offshore oil and gas leasing on the U.S. outer continental shelf.
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At more than 19 million acres, Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is one of the last great tracts of truly wild land left in the United States.
Three days after a pipeline spilled 105,000 gallons of crude oil in balmy Southern California, the Associated Press reported that “bad” weather was slowing cleanup effo