Energy & Fuel

"In the Blink of an Eye, a Hunt for Oil Threatens Pristine Alaska"

"For decades, opposition to drilling has left the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge off limits. Now the Trump administration is hurriedly clearing the way for oil exploration."

"FAIRBANKS, Alaska — It is the last great stretch of nothingness in the United States, a vast landscape of mosses, sedges and shrubs that is home to migrating caribou and the winter dens of polar bears.

Source: NY Times, 12/04/2018

Trump Admin OKs Seismic Tests That Could Harm Atlantic Dolphins, Whales

"The Trump administration took an important step toward future oil and natural gas drilling off the Atlantic shore, approving five requests allowing companies to conduct deafening seismic surveys that could harm tens of thousands of dolphins, whales and other marine animals, according to studies."

Source: Washington Post, 12/03/2018


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