Posted by: Sandy Steinman | February 24, 2021

No Drilling in Alaskan Arctic Refuge 

The New York Times reports

A missed deadline for flights to look for polar bears means the work to locate oil reserves in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is effectively killed.

An Alaska Native group failed to meet a critical deadline as part of its proposal to conduct a seismic survey in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Interior Department announced. The failure effectively kills the survey, which would have determined the location of oil and gas reserves in part of the refuge in anticipation of drilling there.

Read more at Seismic Survey of Alaskan Arctic Refuge Won’t Move Forward


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