Update: Saturday, Oct. 12
Balancing these is the job of the federal government, and so far during President Obama’s 2nd term, some parts of the government are doing better than others.
Congress Extends Dismal Track Record on Land Conservation
This is not great environmental news.
In April, after hearing from fellow rangers in western parks about how drilling is infringing upon national parks, Ranger Ellis Richards created
This is wonderful news for one of the most sensitive and remote environments in the world, and it comes only after oil companies were humbled by Arctic weather conditions last year.
After years of fighting to protect Alaska’s western Arctic from unrestricted oil drilling, our campaign to protect America’s largest tract of public land has paid off.