America’s treasures are up for sale and the only thing you need to get them is the president’s phone number.
Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has spent decades seeking oil. Specifically, oil that lies beneath the tundra of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). With this week’s passage of a GOP tax bill containing a provision to open ANWR to drilling, she’s finally achieving her goal.
It isn’t just the super-rich who are pleased with the GOP tax bill. Proponents of opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling are the closest they’ve been in decades to achieving that controversial goal.
As Congressional Republicans inch closer to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Trump administration just granted the first new oil exploration permit in the American portion of the Arctic ocean in two years.
When Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski re-ignited a decades-old push to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, she tried to make the case that science was on her side. Thanks to technological improvements, the Republican senator argued, drilling on ANWR’s oil-rich coastal plain will have a much smaller footprint…