As Senate considers opening energy development in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, hunting/fishing opportunities in America’s ‘last frontier’ showcased in new film from BHA MISSOULA, Mont. – As Senate members prepare to advance legislation...Show More Summary
Advocates of oil exploration in an Alaska wildlife refuge are taking advantage of the special rules of the tax debate to charge toward victory.
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is America's largest and wildest piece of publicly owned land. Polar bears, caribou, and wolves roam its 19.6 million acres; golden eagles build their nests on its cliffs, migratory birds rest in its waters, and "the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man."
Currently, the entire area—which is rife with wildlife—is off limits to oil and gas companies. The post Yo Senators, Leave the Arctic Wildlife Refuge Alone appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Early Saturday morning, Senate Republicans narrowly passed a controversial tax bill which—aside from overwhelmingly benefiting the rich—will open up 1.5-million acres of the pristine, 20-million-acre Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for...Show More Summary
Two updates on issues that we have been following. First, the Senate passed a tax bill that opens up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development – though an initial version of that provision which would have relaxed environmental review of development in the refuge was stripped out. The bill likely will […]
The tax bill approved by the U.S. Senate will open part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling, something Alaska's lawmakers have tried to do for … Click to Continue »
Santee National Wildlife Refuge project supported by Water Resources Fund CHARLESTON, S.C. – Nov. 28, 2017 – Ducks Unlimited received a $75,000 grant to continue protecting regional waterways and the environment through wetland restoration and enhancement at the Santee National Wildlife Refuge in South Carolina. Show More Summary
The US Senate has passed a bill allowing oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, fulfilling a priority for a number of conservatives. In a vote as part of their sweeping tax overhaul bill early on Saturday morning, Republicans rejected an amendment led by Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington state to block drilling. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Twelve House Republicans have come out against the latest GOP-led effort to open up a 1.5 million-acre swath of Alaska’s fragile Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development.
According to Stars & Stripes, Oathkeeper and provocateur, Jon Ritzheimer was sentenced in an Oregon federal courtroom last Thursday for his role in the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge last year. He wore his Marine Corps medals on his blue suit, which he removed during sentencing, stating that he wasn’t proud of them […]
With Senate tax bill passed, deal-making with the House to begin WASHINGTON — State and local tax breaks, the deficit, income tax brackets and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are among the potential flashpoints as congressional Republicans push to pass a tax bill by the end of the...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oil and gas drilling in a vast northern Alaskan wildlife refuge the U.S. government has protected since 1960 moved a step closer to reality on Saturday with the passage by U.S. Senate Republicans of the tax bi...
State and local tax breaks. Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The deficit. The income tax brackets. They’re all potential flashpoints as the Republican push to pass a tax … Click to Continue »
The newly passed U.S. Senate tax reform bill also includes legislation to allow drilling for oil in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, which conservationists say will destroy a vital habitat for wolves, polar bears and caribou. It comes just as a deal is finally put in place to protect the marine ecology of the Arctic…
“Any development footprint in the refuge stands to disrupt this fragile, critically important landscape."
An attempt by Senate Republicans to open up a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling is facing push-back from an unexpected source: House Republicans. In a letter sent to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), 12 Republican representatives expressed their concerns about opening up […]
A rancher's son at the center of an armed standoff with government agents near his family ranch in Nevada in 2014 and a takeover of an Oregon wildlife refuge in … Click to Continue »