The pristine reserve is home to the Gwich’in people, who call it “Iizhik Gwats’an Gwandaii Goodlit,” or, “the sacred place where life begins.”
All of these parks would be in danger if Trump and Zinke's drilling proposal goes ahead.
Environmental groups believe that the ban should not be lifted until sufficient research is done to understand the risks and impacts of potential water contamination.
“This latest attempt by Big Oil to silence dissent is no surprise.”
While Syria is torn apart by the warring of U.S. imperialists and Islamic fundamentalists – leaving its children to die of starvation – another country plans to take advantage of the chaos by stealing resources from Syria’s southern region.
Time is running out for Obama to say no to Big Oil and permanently protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge – and the people who depend on it.
This town’s residents just showed Nestle they’re not backing down against corporate greed.
Dick Cheney, Rupert Murdoch, and Lord Jacob Rothschild and their company Genie Energy are about to make a killing on oil - from the killing in Syria.