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Biden moves to halt approval process for controversial road traversing Gates of the Arctic NP&Pres

The Biden administration is moving to review a Trump-era decision supporting development of a controversial, 200-mile industrial road in Northwest Alaska, a setback for the effort to access deposits of valuable minerals in the region.


The Department of Justice, on behalf of the Interior Department, filed documents on Tuesday in a federal court case asking Alaska District Court Judge Sharon Gleason to allow the agency to revisit a study conducted during the Trump administration that allowed the road to advance.


https://www.adn.com/alaska-news/rural-alaska/2022/02/22/biden-administration-to-review-trump-era-decision-advancing-ambler-road/

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