The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and other protected Arctic public lands are natural treasures and should be protected.
The Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain is home to more than 200 different wildlife species, including Porcupine caribou and polar bears. Thousands of migratory birds rely on the refuge each year to rest and reproduce, and the Coastal Plain serves as a critical calving ground for the Porcupine caribou herd.
Indigenous communities have called the Arctic Refuge home for thousands of years. The indigenous Gwich’in community depends on the Porcupine caribou herd as a vital source of subsistence. Their way of life is dependent on the Refuge and deserves to be preserved for future generations.
Oil drilling is too disruptive and dirty to safely be done in the pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
That’s why SEEC members have fought tooth-and-nail against the Trump Administration’s attempts to drill in ANWR. And while President Biden has pushed pause on the drilling, SEEC member Rep. Jared Huffman has written the Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act to protect the Arctic Refuge forever.
Biden presses pause on Arctic Refuge lease sales
We’ve been following step-by-step the Trump Administration’s last-minute attempts to sell off the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve (ANWR) for drilling before Donald Trump’s term ended.
Trump sets a date to auction off drilling rights in the Arctic Refuge
Donald Trump has spent his entire term trying to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for drilling, and since losing the election he’s
Trump rushing to drill in the Arctic Refuge before the election
Last week we told you about the Trump Administration greenlighting plans to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska to drilling. Now,