Climate-Bomb Arctic Drilling Project Takes Another Blow

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Takeaways:

  • The Biden administration has sided with Earthjustice to reject permits for the Willow Protect – a project that would have explored oil and gas across a vast expanse of tundra.
  • This project would have had detrimental effects to the Western Arctic including negatively impacting local wildlife and releasing excessive greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Now, the Interior Department must go back and conduct a thorough environmental assessment before making a new decision to completely halt the project.

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