Home / News from NPR / Efforts To Expand Drilling In Arctic Interior Press Ahead During Shutdown
The Interior Department has taken flak this week with reports that employees — despite the partial government shutdown — are working to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.

Efforts To Expand Drilling In Arctic Interior Press Ahead During Shutdown

By Elizabeth Harball NPR
Copyright 2019 Alaska Public Media. To see more, visit Alaska Public Media.

Read the full story on NPR.org »

Check Also

Why Lima, Ohio, and Lima, Peru, Don’t Have The Same Pronunciation

For many cities and towns across the U.S. that have Old World European names, their pronunciation doesn't quite match with the namesake. Linguist Amelia Tseng helps explain why that might be the case.