Arctic national wildlife refuge oil drilling pros and cons

This infographic shows some of the pros and cons of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The information used on here was taken from Balanced Politics and appears to have more reasons to support drilling in the park, many of these reasons being economic.

Monday’s event in Anchorage ran longer than the allotted six hours but allowed most of the 70 people who signed up to formally address the panel of Interior agencies overseeing the lease sale and drilling within the coastal plain area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, which oversees the land and animal conservation in the refuge. ANWR is an acronym for Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Over the years, ANWR has been at the crux of intense debate where politicians, industrialists and corporate lobbyists have teamed up at one end and environmentalists with support from various nongovernment organizations have raised the concerns of drilling and exploring oil wells in the region. The Pros of Drilling in the ANWR. 1. There is enough acreage to prevent wildlife disruption. The goal of a nature preserve is to give wildlife a natural habitat that is protected. With millions of acres of space, there’s enough room to drill and still allow those habitats to exist. 2. It would create an extensive domestic oil source. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is America's largest and wildest piece of publicly owned land. Polar bears, caribou, and wolves roam its 19.6 million acres; golden eagles build their nests on its cliffs, migratory birds rest in its waters, and "the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man.". Pros and Cons of Drilling in ANWR The drilling of oil ANWR is a controversial topic among the oil industry, politicians, and environmentalists. The North Slope, where the drilling for oil is highly observed, is the home of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Naval Petroleum Reserve No.4, and the Prudhoe Bay Oil Field.

List of Cons of ANWR Oil Drilling. 1. Affects Wildlife. Being the largest national wildlife refuge, the ANWR is the home to thousands of species, even the endangered ones. With the ongoing oil drilling, the lives of these animals are disrupted and they will be displaced from their normal environment.

7 Feb 2018 The North Slope is always under watch which is where the ANWR lie, along with Prudhoe Bay Oil Field and Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4. List  AP, “Shell Is High Bidder to Drill for Oil and Gas Off Alaska,” New York Times, ( NGOs) to insurance groups and oil corporations, have voiced con- that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge could hold 10.4 billion barrels of undiscovered,. 23 Jul 2019 That covers oil and gas drilling, coal mine cleanup, offshore drilling, A view of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. State interests, economies and people have to be understood with those pros and cons in mind, he said. Keywords arctic national wildlife refuge, attitudes, biased processing, benefits of cougar hunting, can we expect that this person would, as a result, agree with the The goal of this deception from an experimental sense was to provide a con-. 2 Nov 2017 development in the non-wilderness portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), Energy and Natural Resources Committee received last week in H. Con. the 1002 Area for consideration for oil and gas exploration. Alaska and the nation, among many other substantial economic benefits. 24 Oct 2017 [Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians are rallying against oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR, as the U.S. Senate  and benefits of any proposal. Should the US drill oil in ANWR? Pros and Cons of Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Total Pages. 2 pages.

Top 4 Advantages of Drilling in ANWR. 1. Economic Gains Oil is a commodity that is highly sought after by many industries. Despite the rise of much advancement 

3 Jan 2010 The National Audubon Society's Paul J. Rainey Sanctuary, has publicly opposed tapping Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The group has tapped consultants to weigh the pros and cons of drilling in the marsh. Activities that take place after exploration, including removal of oil from a field, transportation of oil, field sharing brings some benefits to the State of Alaska and the North Slope coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, among other places. states-outer-con [hereinafter Memo on Withdrawal]; see also, MIKE  Interior officials oversee National Parks and other government-designated allow exploration by oil companies into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ( ANWR). 3 Sep 2015 protecting sections of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from drilling, We scoured social media to discern the pros and cons of Obama's trip he authorized further exploratory oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea north of Alaska  banks, Anchorage, and Barrow, and in the oil fields themselves, it seems that The results of the research con- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, and off- age of drilling mud and other liquids, but since 1987 these and benefits to Alaska.

Alaska’s economy depends on the oil industry for one-third of its jobs, but other oil prospects are drying up, according to Alaska’s (pro-drilling) Resource Development Council. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge covers 19.6 million acres in northeastern Alaska.

7 Feb 2018 The North Slope is always under watch which is where the ANWR lie, along with Prudhoe Bay Oil Field and Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 4. List  AP, “Shell Is High Bidder to Drill for Oil and Gas Off Alaska,” New York Times, ( NGOs) to insurance groups and oil corporations, have voiced con- that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge could hold 10.4 billion barrels of undiscovered,. 23 Jul 2019 That covers oil and gas drilling, coal mine cleanup, offshore drilling, A view of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. State interests, economies and people have to be understood with those pros and cons in mind, he said. Keywords arctic national wildlife refuge, attitudes, biased processing, benefits of cougar hunting, can we expect that this person would, as a result, agree with the The goal of this deception from an experimental sense was to provide a con-. 2 Nov 2017 development in the non-wilderness portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), Energy and Natural Resources Committee received last week in H. Con. the 1002 Area for consideration for oil and gas exploration. Alaska and the nation, among many other substantial economic benefits. 24 Oct 2017 [Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians are rallying against oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR, as the U.S. Senate 

The Trump administration took another step toward allowing oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by issuing a draft environmental impact statement outlining four development

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is America's largest and wildest piece of publicly owned land. Polar bears, caribou, and wolves roam its 19.6 million acres; golden eagles build their nests on its cliffs, migratory birds rest in its waters, and "the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man.". Pros and Cons of Drilling in ANWR The drilling of oil ANWR is a controversial topic among the oil industry, politicians, and environmentalists. The North Slope, where the drilling for oil is highly observed, is the home of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the Naval Petroleum Reserve No.4, and the Prudhoe Bay Oil Field. It's no wonder that the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is called the crown jewel of our refuge system. The Arctic Refuge is the only refuge where you’ll find the spectacle of polar bears denning and massive migrations of caribou thundering through the land each year. Panel: Alaska drilling has pros, cons Both sides in arctic refuge debate look to report for support The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge's coastal area, where any drilling would occur, is The Trump administration took another step toward allowing oil and gas drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by issuing a draft environmental impact statement outlining four development Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Battle Ends, But Drilling Not A Given After nearly 40 years of heated debate, Congress voted on Wednesday to open the Alaska refuge to oil drilling. Now, it's a This infographic shows some of the pros and cons of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The information used on here was taken from Balanced Politics and appears to have more reasons to support drilling in the park, many of these reasons being economic.

3 Jan 2010 The National Audubon Society's Paul J. Rainey Sanctuary, has publicly opposed tapping Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The group has tapped consultants to weigh the pros and cons of drilling in the marsh. Activities that take place after exploration, including removal of oil from a field, transportation of oil, field sharing brings some benefits to the State of Alaska and the North Slope coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, among other places. states-outer-con [hereinafter Memo on Withdrawal]; see also, MIKE  Interior officials oversee National Parks and other government-designated allow exploration by oil companies into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge ( ANWR).