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February 20, 2021 - Earth Justice

Court Puts the Freeze on Dangerous Arctic Drilling Plan

Court Puts the Freeze on Dangerous Arctic Drilling Plan
Reindeer in North America called caribou, are a species of deer found in the Arctic© Photabulous!

For decades, the oil industry has drooled over the chance to drill into the oil-rich depths beneath the Arctic tundra. But there’s one big problem: As fossil fuel emissions heat our planet, permafrost — the once permanently frozen layer of Arctic soil — is melting, making it harder (and more expensive) for oil and gas companies to set up drilling operations.

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