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.
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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.
Even as Republicans in Congress continue to do Big Oil’s bidding, YOU joined more than 250,000 people from across the country to demand that oil companies keep out of America’s Arctic Ocean.
Twenty-two years since the Exxon Valdez ran aground and spewed hundreds of thousands barrels of oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound, we still haven’t learned our lesson that drilling for oil is a dirty and dangerous operation.