Arctic Drilling: An Overview

Driscoll, Sally; Griswold, Marcus
September 2019
Points of View: Arctic Drilling;2019, p1
The article deals with the dispute over the drilling of petroleum from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska. Some of the groups opposing the Arctic drilling include Greenpeace, the National Congress of American Indians and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The arguments raised by proponents of Arctic drilling to justify the activity include the need for more domestic oil in line with the instability in the Middle East, terrorism threats and high gasoline prices. It relates the opinion of the U.S. public on the issue.


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