Trump Administration to Seek Bids on Arctic Oil Leases

Trump Administration to Seek Bids on Arctic Oil Leases

This undated photo shows the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service/Getty Images)

Monday, 16 November 2020 01:41 PM

The Trump administration on Monday invited oil companies to choose proposed drilling territories as it pushes ahead with a controversial Alaska leasing plan in its final days in office.

The Bureau of Land Management said it will Tuesday officially open a 30-day period to accept nominations and comment on some 1.6 million acres (650,000 hectares) in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

READ MORE HERE: https://www.newsmax.com/politics/arctic-oil-lease-bureau-of-land-management-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge/2020/11/16/id/997274/

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