Environmental groups vowed to fight the move to allow drilling in the remote area of northeast Alaska which is home to polar bears and other animals. Photo: Polar Bears International/Steven C. Amstrup via AFPEnvironmental groups vowed to fight the move to allow drilling in the remote area of northeast Alaska which is home to polar bears and other animals. Photo: Polar Bears International/Steven C. Amstrup via AFP
Environmental groups vowed to fight the move to allow drilling in the remote area of northeast Alaska which is home to polar bears and other animals. Photo: Polar Bears International/Steven C. Amstrup via AFP

politico | Trump administration approves opening Arctic wildlife refuge for drilling

  • Environmental groups say work will threaten polar bears, caribou herds and other animals in Alaska
  • Decision comes as few in the industry are expected to take a risk on unexplored properties

Topic |   Conservation
Environmental groups vowed to fight the move to allow drilling in the remote area of northeast Alaska which is home to polar bears and other animals. Photo: Polar Bears International/Steven C. Amstrup via AFPEnvironmental groups vowed to fight the move to allow drilling in the remote area of northeast Alaska which is home to polar bears and other animals. Photo: Polar Bears International/Steven C. Amstrup via AFP
Environmental groups vowed to fight the move to allow drilling in the remote area of northeast Alaska which is home to polar bears and other animals. Photo: Polar Bears International/Steven C. Amstrup via AFP
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