WILDALERT NEWS: Arctic drilling update
The Wilderness Society
Congress is back at its old antics trying to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. Meanwhile, the administration is moving forward with Shell oil leases in the Arctic Ocean and planning to include other sensitive Arctic waters in the nation’s offshore oil drilling plan.
Wilderness supporters have been great friends to the Arctic this month by pushing back with letters and phone calls to decision makers, as well as sharing news and alerts on social media.
But the fight isn’t over, so please continue the great work.
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