Biden approves controversial oil drilling project in Alaska
Biden to approve major oil project in Alaska
The decision to move ahead with the project by authorizing three drill sites in northwestern Alaska would come a day after Biden announced sweeping curbs on oil and gas leasing to protect up to 16 mn acres of water and land in the region.
Biden administration approves massive Willow oil project in Alaska
The Biden administration is approving a scaled-back version of ConocoPhillips' $7 billion oil and gas drilling Willow project in Alaska, the U.S. Department of Interior said on Monday, drawing cheers from Alaskan officials and the oil industry but criticism from environmental advocates.
Biden OKs controversial, huge Willow oil drilling in Alaska
The Biden administration said Monday it is approving the major Willow oil project on Alaska's petroleum-rich North Slope, one of U.S. President Joe Biden's most consequential climate choices that is drawing condemnation from environmentalists who say it flies in the face of the Democratic president's pledges.