Deb Haaland

Biden administration cancels last leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

BY: - September 7, 2023

The Biden administration on Wednesday announced it is canceling the last remaining oil and gas leases in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Those seven leases, all held by the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority and sold in a controversial auction held in the last days of former President Donald Trump’s […]

More than 100 ‘orphan’ wells in Daniel Boone National Forest to be plugged, remediated with federal money

BY: - June 8, 2023

A new influx of federal money is planned to plug and remediate more than 100 abandoned oil and gas well sites in the Daniel Boone National Forest, a part of a broader effort to address so-called “orphan” wells on federal lands and waters across the country.  A release Thursday from the U.S. Department of the […]