News Release | Environment America

Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority wins majority of bids in wrong-headed Arctic National Wildlife Refuge lease sale

 Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) was Wednesday’s highest bidder for 9 of the 11 tracts leased in the Trump administration’s sale for oil drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Their bid puts them at odds with the American public and the incoming Biden administration, who both overwhelmingly support protecting the refuge and oppose drilling in this pristine area.

News Release | Environment America

Environment America delivers more than 14,000 petitions to Chevron opposing drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

With the Trump administration planning to conduct a controversial lease sale of land tracts in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday, Environment America mailed more than 14,000 petitions to Chevron asking the oil company not to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

News Release | Environment America

Looking ahead: Environment America’s 2021 federal and state priorities

Environment America, a national nonpartisan network of state environmental groups, contributed to numerous environmental victories in 2020. The organization is looking ahead to spurring more environmental progress at the federal and state levels.

News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

Statement: NOAA proposes important updates to right whale protections that seek to prevent species’ extinction

Critically endangered North Atlantic right whales may soon see updated protections, after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) posted a draft of their proposed rule to protect the species from fishing gear entanglements online on Wednesday. 

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