Posted by: Sandy Steinman | August 19, 2021

A Federal Judge Has Thrown Out Approvals For A Major Oil Project In Alaska

NPR reports

A federal judge on Wednesday threw out Trump administration approvals for a large planned oil project on Alaska’s North Slope, saying the federal review was flawed and didn’t include mitigation measures for polar bears.

U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason in Anchorage vacated permits for ConocoPhillips’ Willow Project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska in a 110-page ruling.

Read more A Federal Judge Has Thrown Out Approvals For A Major Oil Project In Alaska : NPR


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