Biden suspends Arctic oil and gas drilling

THE Biden administration overnight suspended oil drilling leases in the Arctic National Wildlife refuge, rescinding former-president Trump’s policy, as it declares June National Ocean Month.

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The decision as to whether to allow drilling in the pristine environment was hotly debated for decades, given it is home to migrating birdlife, caribou and polar bears, along with 11 billion barrels