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Democratic bill would make coastal plain of ANWR designated wilderness

Lawmakers are seeking to block further drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) by designating its coastal plain as wilderness.


The legislation comes as a last-minute lease sale held by the Trump administration raised just $14.4 million dollars, well below the billion dollars a 2017 bill projected the government would earn alongside a second sale.


https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/537434-democrats-seek-to-block-further-arctic-drilling

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