Arctic

House Passes Bill To Prohibit Oil Exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

House Passes Bill To Prohibit Oil Exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Just now, the House has voted 225-193 to pass H.R. 1146, to prohibit oil exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We are thrilled that the House has acknowledged the importance of this landscape. We will continue the fight in the Senate and beyond to ensure that oil and gas drilling never happens in the Arctic Refuge.

Senate Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill

Senate Leaders Introduce Arctic Refuge Protection Bill

Leaders in the U.S. Senate today introduced the Arctic Refuge Protection Act to designate the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge a wilderness area and protect its sensitive coastal plain from oil and gas leasing and development.