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Dozens of once crystal-clear streams and rivers in Arctic Alaska are now running bright orange and cloudy—and in some cases, they may be becoming more acidic.

Three oil firms exit Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, after seeking access

Three oil firms exit Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, after seeking access

Three big oil companies announced they would drop the exploration leases they won for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge after spending years to get access to the sensitive region in northern Alaska.
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Biden administration orders new review of drilling in Arctic

The Biden administration will undertake a new environmental review of potential oil and gas development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska after citing what it called serious flaws in the initial review during the Trump presidency.

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge just got a reprieve—but it’s not safe yet

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge just got a reprieve—but it’s not safe yet

The U.S. recently announced it would suspend oil and gas leases in a pristine Alaskan ecosystem. But many environmental battles await the million-acre refuge.

Editorial: The U.S. should swear off drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge once and for all

Editorial: The U.S. should swear off drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge once and for all

The case for drilling in this unique national treasure is weaker now than it has ever been.
Biden aims to end Arctic drilling. A Trump-era law could foil his plans
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Biden aims to end Arctic drilling. A Trump-era law could foil his plans

The administration suspended leases that were auctioned in the waning days of the Trump White House. But a 2017 law requires another sale.
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Biden suspends drilling leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Biden suspends drilling leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The decision blocks, for now, oil and gas drilling in one of the largest tracts of undeveloped wilderness in the United States.
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