09 Aug '18, 6pm

Endangered Earth - Ugly: Trump Pushes California, Arctic Drilling

The Trump administration this week pushed ahead plans to open more than a million acres of public lands in central California to oil drilling and fracking. The move would end a five-year moratorium on leasing federal public land in the state to oil companies — won largely by the Center for Biological Diversity and allies. Meanwhile Trump also took a major step toward opening Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve — the largest roadless area in the United States — to new, industrial-scale oil development. The project threatens polar bears , caribou and migratory birds in the ecologically rich reserve. "We desperately need to keep these dirty fossil fuels in the ground," said the Center's Clare Lakewood. "But Trump is hell-bent on sacrificing our health, wildlife and climate to profit big polluters." Read more about what's happening in

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