Posts Tagged ‘Congress’

Trump sold off the Arctic Refuge — Congress must end this boondoggle

Republicans opened the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling in 2017, but Congress still has the power and the opportunity to reverse this disastrous Trump-era policy. This piece originally appeared in The Hill.  By: Finis Dunaway On his first day in office last year, President Biden issued an executive order to pause all oil and gas activities…

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A new day in Washington, D.C., a new day for Alaska

Cover photo: Caribou blanket the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Peter Mather) On January 20, on his first day in office, President Joe Biden made good on his commitment to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, placing a temporary moratorium on all oil and gas leasing activities on its coastal plain.

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