BLM Proposes Oil and Gas Leasing Program in Arctic Refuge

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has issued a proposal and draft EIS for the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). BLM is considering four program alternatives which would open up anywhere from 66-100% of the 1.5 million acre coastal plan to oil and gas development. Comments on the proposal are due March 13, 2019.

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