WASHINGTON, DC — In response to the Biden Administration’s cancellation of Trump-era oil and gas drilling leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, nonpartisan watchdog Accountable.US released the following statement:

President Biden has taken another step toward ending the vicious cycle of Big Oil influence and climate pollution,” said Kyle Herrig, Senior Advisor to Accountable.US. “This decision shows he is on the side of Alaska Native communities, wildlife, and everyone who values public lands, not fossil fuel industry lobbyists and the polluters they represent.”

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