Despite shutdown, Trump administration continues work to begin oil drilling in ANWR

Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, with the Brooks Range as a backdrop. (USFWS)

The Bureau of Land Management, the office at Interior that handles permitting for oil and gas on 700 million acres of public lands, is closed for the shutdown. Yet it’s still scheduling meetings and conducting its environmental review for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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