Republican leaders of the House Natural Resources Committee today did the bidding of Big Oil once again and voted to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and other pristine areas to dangerous oil and gas drilling.
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The Obama administration today announced its oil and gas drilling plan for the next five years. Read what Defenders has to say about this indefensible proposal.
This week, the Obama administration reaffirmed the sale of nearly 500 oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea, once again putting Big Oil before science and the American public. See what Defenders’ president and CEO Jamie Rappaport Clark has to say about opening the pristine Arctic to dangerous drilling.
Defenders and a broad coalition of groups today challenged the Obama administration’s decision to allow offshore oil drilling that threatens the Arctic’s unique wildlife, from polar bears to bowhead whales.
The Obama administration yesterday put Shell Oil one step closer to drilling in fragile Arctic waters, ignoring the dangers such a move poses to the marine habitat and the wildlife who call it home.