U.S. Suspends Oil and Gas Leases in One of Nation’s Largest Wilderness Areas

U.S. Suspends Oil and Gas Leases in One of Nation’s Largest Wilderness Areas
U.S. Suspends Oil and Gas Leases in One of Nation’s Largest Wilderness Areas

The U.S. Department of the Interior announced this week that it has suspended all oil and gas drilling activities established under the previous administration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. One of nation’s largest undeveloped wilderness areas, the refuge is known for its fragile tundra—its coastal plain underneath which 11 billion barrels of oil reportedly […]

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