Interior Department Accused of Hiding Key Info on Impacts of Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

From: Gizmodo

“There’s still a lot scientists don’t know about how the Trump Administration’s plan to drill for oil and gas in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska would impact its delicate ecosystems. That much is clear from newly-released documents the Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) wrote regarding the refuge, which one group alleges were kept from the public. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a watchdog group for local, state, and tribal government officials, called out the Department of Interior Tuesday for allegedly hiding nearly 20 documents from over a year ago that outlined areas where scientific information about the impacts of drilling in ANWR is lacking.”

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