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World News Story: Lawmakers Unveil Bill to Ban Drilling in Alaska Wildlife Refuge

Two Democrats and one Republican in the House on Monday introduced legislation to ban oil and natural gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, The Hill reported. The bill from California Democratic Reps. Jared Huffman and Alan Lowenthal, and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., would repeal a section of the 2017 GOP tax law that opened, for…


Posted: 2019-02-11 20:27:41

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The question of whether to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) has been an ongoing political controversy in the United States since 1977. As of 2017, Republicans have attempted to allow drilling in ANWR almost fifty times, finally being successful with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. ANWR comprises 19 million acres (7.7 million ha) of the north Alaskan ...

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Arctic Power is a grassroots, non-profit citizen’s organization with 1,000s of members founded in April of 1992 to expedite congressional and presidential approval of oil and gas exploration and production within the Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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