Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Biden had vowed during the campaign to “reverse the Trump administration’s assaults on America’s natural treasures," including the Alaska refuge.
Just two weeks after the Capitol riot inspired by their own voter fraud lies, Republicans say the new president's policies are dividing the nation.
The outgoing administration sold off drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, but turnout for the “momentous” occasion was low.
The 11th-hour effort could forever transform one of Alaska’s crown jewels.
It turns out treating the environment and public lands as an afterthought doesn’t sit well with many Americans.
“Goldman has established the first no-go zone for a major U.S. bank in the oil and gas sector," one environmental nonprofit said.
Joe Balash, who oversaw oil and gas drilling on federal lands, had encouraged drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
A Center for American Progress review shows the Trump administration's proposal downplays risks in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Large swaths of the pristine Alaska wilderness could be leased for fossil fuel development as early as next year.
And the Trump administration is looking to green light new surveys — a move scientists warn comes with significant risks.