Feds Finalize Plan to Open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to Oil Drilling — KTLA

The Trump administration announced Thursday its final plan to open Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling, giving the petroleum industry access to the pristine wildland for the first time. The plan would allow oil leasing on 1.56 million acres of the 19-million-acre refuge. The proposal — which would open the entire coastal plain…

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Top Dem Puts Hold On Trump Interior Nominee, Requests DOJ Perjury Probe — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: Huffington Post Daniel Jorjani, the nominee to serve as the Interior Department’s top lawyer, appears before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on May 2. Sen. Ron Wyden said Daniel Jorjani, who has been nominated to be the agency’s top lawyer, may have lied to Congress. By Chris D’Angelo Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) […]

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New Jersey Pinelands National Reserve: Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge — National Parks USA

Welcome back to National Parks & other public lands with T! If you are seeing this on Twitter or Facebook, please visit the blog to see all of the photos and read the story by clicking the link. The Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge is in Medford on the edge of the NJ Pinelands National […]

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Trump Admin Calls for Major Expansion of Hunting, Fishing in Wildlife Refuges, Including 7 in California — KTLA

The Trump administration on Wednesday proposed opening up more federally protected land for hunting and fishing in what it called a major expansion of those activities in the nation’s wildlife refuges. The plan affects 1.4 million acres (5,666 square kilometers) on federal public lands, including 74 national wildlife refuges, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said…

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