Save the Arctic Refuge Before It’s Too Late

In its waning days, the Trump administration has been desperately trying to sell off vast stretches of Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for devastating oil and gas drilling before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. It invited oil companies to lease specific parcels of land in the Arctic Refuge for drilling.

This is an egregious intrusion into the sacred lands of the Gwich'in and other Indigenous People. And it's a shameless attack on our climate and the Arctic Refuge’s imperiled wildlife.

President-elect Biden has promised to permanently protect the Arctic Refuge, and NRDC is already suing in federal court to stop Trump’s Arctic drilling push. But Trump’s moves could stack the deck against both those critical efforts.

Please rush a message to President Trump and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt today, telling them you strongly oppose their climate-busting plan for drilling in the Arctic Refuge.

Photo: Nora Apter/NRDC

In its waning days, the Trump administration has been desperately trying to sell off vast stretches of Alaska’s pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas drilling that will be devastating for our climate, the land, and the Gwich’in people who depend on the Refuge. Rush a message to President Trump and Interior Secretary David Bernhardt telling them you strongly oppose drilling in the Arctic Refuge.

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President Trump and Interior Secretary Bernhardt

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I oppose oil drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

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