On Monday, the Biden administration approved a controversial plan to allow more oil drilling in Northern Alaska called the Willow Project. It’s been staunchly opposed by environmentalists, who say the president is going back on a campaign promise.
Biden’s administration on Monday announced it would approve a trimmed-down version of ConocoPhillips’ Willow oil and gas drilling project in Alaska, triggering angry reactions from climate activists. Here are some details about the project.
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.