Drilling in Arctic Refuge Gets a Green Light. What’s Next?

The tax bill headed to President Trump for signature lifts a ban on oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. But it might take years for drilling to begin, if it ever does.

Here’s What Oil Drilling Looks Like in the Arctic Refuge, 30 Years Later

Satellite images of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge show the effects of an oil well that operated there in the mid-1980s.

On Washington: How Arctic Drilling, Stymied for Decades, Made Surprise Return in Tax Bill

Advocates of oil exploration in an Alaska wildlife refuge are taking advantage of the special rules of the tax debate to charge toward victory.

Score One for Corn: In Battle Between Refiners and Farmers, Farmers Win

The Environmental Protection Agency announced it would not change the rule mandating a rising percentage of ethanol to be blended with gasoline.

Conservationists Face Once-Remote Prospect in Arctic Drilling Fight: Defeat

A measure to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration is before Congress. Similar efforts have failed in the past, but this time drilling advocates have cause for optimism.

An Alaska Senator Wants to Fight Climate Change and Drill for Oil, Too

Senator Lisa Murkowski’s views will take center stage this week in a hearing on opening an Arctic wildlife area to oil drilling.