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Tag: arctic national wildlife refuge

Interior Secretary blocks drilling, pending environmental analysis

The Biden administration has suspended oil leases in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge approved under President Donald Trump, pending an environmental analysis by the Interior Department on the potential environmental impact of drilling there.

Gwich’in say sacred lands within ANWR are at risk

By Bernadette Demientieff For The Cordova Times Proposed seismic exploration on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is on hold, but the Department...

Public comment period opens on proposed ANWR leasing program

A 45-day public comment period begins today on new draft environmental impact statement for the Coastal Plain oil and gas leasing program. The Coastal Plan...

Delegates urge protection of ANWR for caribou

Delegates at the 2018 Gwich’in Gathering at Tsiigehtchic, Northwest Territories, are calling for permanent protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to habitat for...

Gwich’in reaffirm opposition to drilling in ANWR

Tribal leaders from Fort Yukon, Venetie and Arctic Village are reaffirming their opposition to oil and gas development on the coastal plain of the...

Alaska senators tout tax bill provisions as beneficial

JUNEAU — The tax bill approved by the U.S. Senate will open part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling,...