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Trump’s Oil Buddy Convinced Him to Open Alaska for Drilling

This story was originally published by HuffPost and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  President Donald Trump said Thursday that he had little interest in opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling until a friend “who’s in that world and in that business” called and told him Republicans have been trying to do so for decades.  It […]

Trump Says He 'Really Didn't Care' About Drilling Arctic Refuge. Then A Friend Called.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday that he had little interest in opening Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling until a friend “who’s in that world and in that business” called and told him Republicans have been trying to do so for decades.

President Trump Says He ‘Didn’t Care’ About Oil Drilling in Alaska’s Arctic Refuge Until a Friend Told Him

Trump said he "never appreciated" Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge but was told of its importance by others

Trump ‘didn’t really care’ about Arctic refuge drilling until an industry friend called him

President Donald Trump “didn’t really care” about opening up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling until a friend of his in the industry asked him to, he said during a speech Thursday. Speaking to Republicans at the party’s annual retreat in West Virginia, Trump said he was convinced to put a provision […]

Exposed: Chevron Has a Secretive Drilling Site in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Click here for reuse options! The GOP and Big Oil are yearning to turn this pristine wilderness into an industrial profit mill. It’s the middle of the frigid, long midnight at Tapkaurak Point, a spit of gravel curling out into the Beaufort Sea off the northern coast of Alaska. Show More Summary

Trump calls Arctic Refuge ‘one of the great oil sites’

last monthNews : The Raw Story

President Donald Trump had an unusual—but perhaps newly fitting—description of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska Wednesday afternoon. At his first Cabinet meeting in 2018 he called the refuge, “one of the great oil sites.”...

Why Americans Will Never Agree on Oil Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

By Scott L. Montgomery, University of Washington After decades of bitter struggle, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge seems on the verge of being opened to the oil industry. The consensus tax bill Republicans recently passed retains this measure, which was added to gain the key vote of Alaska Sen. Show More Summary

We don't need oil from the Arctic Wildlife Refuge | Opinion

Please don’t call it ANWR. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is not an acronym. We don’t refer to Yellowstone as YELL or Central Park as CEPA. By reducing it to four letters and leaving out those crucial words “national” and “refuge,” you’re liable to forget that this place belongs to all of...

The tax bill, climate change and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The GOP's tax bill passed through Congress this week and President Trump is expected to sign it into law before the year is out. In this Q&A, Stanford Law Professor Deborah Sivas discussed the environmental implications of several provisions in the bill.

Drilling in Arctic Refuge Gets a Green Light. What’s Next?

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The tax bill headed to President Trump for signature lifts a ban on oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. But it might take years for drilling to begin, if it ever does.

Will the Tax Bill Finally Defeat the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?

Elizabeth Kolbert on how the tax bill passed by Congress could finally defeat the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

6 Republicans Who Said They Oppose Arctic Refuge Drilling Just Voted To Allow It

WASHINGTON — Less than three weeks after signing onto a letter opposing the latest GOP-led effort to open up 1.5 million acres of Alaska’s fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development, six House Republicans voted in favor of a tax bill that allows just that.

Arctic oil drilling could harm more than 240 species

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. After decades of bitter struggle, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge seems on the verge of being opened to the oil industry....

Why Americans will never agree on oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

After decades of bitter struggle, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge seems on the verge of being opened to the oil industry. The consensus tax bill Republicans are trying to pass retains this measure, which was added to gain the key vote of Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

6 True Wilderness Adventures in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Are you dreaming of a magical place with wild animals, mountainous landscapes, and the promise of outdoor adventure? Head to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Located in northeast Alaska above the Arctic Circle, it is the largest and northernmost refuge of the national wildlife refuge system. Show More Summary

Here’s What Oil Drilling Looks Like in the Arctic Refuge, 30 Years Later

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Satellite images of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge show the effects of an oil well that operated there in the mid-1980s.

Don't drill in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Facts show it makes no sense.

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

It's costly and impractical and goes against conservative conservation principles. Nor will it get the U.S. anywhere close to energy independence.        

Alaska Wildlife Open for Drilling; Tepid Demand from Big Oil

The U.S. held a new Alaska oil lease auction last week. Results indicate that Trump's push to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge could fall flat.

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