Plan to Drill in Alaskan Wildlife Refuge Downplays Climate Impact, U.S. Agency Argues

From: Science Magazine

“Plans to drill Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have underestimated the effects of climate change, one arm of the Interior department is warning another. The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) pointed to several aspects of climate change that were minimized or absent in the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) draft environmental impact statement (EIS). In some cases, the service corrected BLM characterizations of climate research.”

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