Block the assault on the Arctic Refuge

Block the assault on the Arctic Refuge

The Trump administration is moving swiftly to drill in the pristine coastal regions of the Arctic Refuge, home to polar bears, caribou, grizzlies, wolves, wolverines, muskoxen and more than 130 species of migratory birds. The Refuge was first set aside for protection in 1960 but the 2018 tax deal cleared the way to open it to oil interests. Read our Op/Ed, co-authored with the Alaska Wilderness League, in the Connecticut Mirror calling on Congress to take action to stop the assault on America’s last true wild lands.