Trump opens protected Alaskan Arctic refuge to oil drillers

The Guardian

The Bureau of Land Management will offer leases to the 1.6m-acre coastal plain which is home to threatened polar bearsThe Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that has been protected for decades.The Bureau of La...

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