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Biden Must Be Tougher On Oil: Designating ANWR “Wilderness” is a Great Place to Start

By Macy Berryman Published January 8, 2022

So far, President Biden has let environmentalists down by not being tough on oil. To better fulfill his environmental promises to the American people, Biden’s first step should be to designate the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a “wilderness” site, which would effectively end the 40-year battle over oil drilling in the region.