INFOGRAPHIC: 4 reasons Arctic Refuge oil drilling doesn't belong in the tax bill

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, considered the "crown jewel" of our nation's wildlife refuge system, has been a target of the oil and gas industry and its friends in Congress for decades. Despite bi-partisan support to keep the refuge protected from oil and gas development, some in Congress refuse to abandon their almost yearly attempts to open the refuge.

This year, Congress has gone behind the backs of the American people to gain access to this incredible wild place that is home to America's Arctic species like polar bears, caribou and musk oxen. Instead of allowing open debate on the drilling issue, Congress hid a provision in the 2018 tax bill that would ensure the refuge is opened oil and gas developers. The provision is a despicable backdoor attempt to ignore the will of the nation. This infographic explains more. 

Take action: Tell your representative to oppose the tax bill for including drilling in the Arctic Refuge. 

 

Take action: Tell your representative to oppose the tax bill for including drilling in the Arctic Refuge.