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Gwich’in, conservation groups ask court to block ANWR oil leasing

The Gwich’in Steering Committee and 12 other groups filed a motion in U.S. District Court requesting the preliminary injunction. Separately, about a half-dozen conservation groups represented by Earthjustice filed a similar motion asking the court to freeze oil leasing and seismic activity in the coastal plain. 

A flurry of lawsuits aim to stop drilling plans in Alaska’s Arctic. So what’s next?

The recent lawsuits over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and National Petroleum Reserve are a lot to keep track of. Casey Grove spoke to Tegan Hanlon to try to sort it all out.

Trump’s path to ‘energy dominance’ in Alaska has a key opponent: Lawyers

Not long after Trump took office, former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke famously proclaimed “the only path for energy dominance is a path through the great state of Alaska.” Two and a half years into the administration, lawyers have proven to be significant impediments to that path.

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