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Lawyers for conservation groups see many lines of attack on Trump's drilling OK for ANWR


The Trump administration’s effort to open up drilling across more than a million acres in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) faces significant legal hurdles, according to experts who are likely to assist in challenging the newly announced plan.

The Interior Department on Monday finalized plans to move ahead with a longstanding item on the GOP’s wishlist: allowing drilling in the Alaskan wilderness. The move could have dire consequences for polar bears, caribou, birds and other species that live in the coastal area in the northern part of ANWR.


https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/512527-green-groups-see-legal-flaws-trump-arctic-refuge-drilling-plan

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