Arctic National Wildlife Refuge oil and gas sale pushed forward

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Plans for an oil and gas lease sale for Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Weeks before drilling opponent Joe Biden will be sworn in. Conservation and indigenous peoples groups are criticizing the federal Bureau of Land Management for speeding up plans to hold in oil and gas lease sale just before Joe Biden takes office in 2017 legislation was passed, allowing drilling in the million acre coastal plain of the wildlife refuge, promoted to boost oil production, create jobs and generate royalties. There's pending litigation from conservation groups who say the government field To adequately measure the potential effect on climate change. Polar bears Caribou, which is hunted by indigenous people and other resource is in its environmental review. Jackie Quinn, Washington Hey, mom here to drive you to

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