Arctic Drilling

tax bill threatens polar bears

The US senate has just passed a major tax bill…  and hidden within it is bad news for America’s threatened polar bears and other Arctic wildlife.The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act aims to reduce tax rates.  To pay for the cuts, the bill relies at least in part on expected revenue from revenues generated by new oil and gas drilling […]

For Immediate Release: Contact Anthony Rogers-Wright (631) 402-7855; anthony@environmental-action.orgWe are pleased but not satisfied with this important announcement. While there is much to celebrate with the protection of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, the Gulf of Mexico was, again, omitted from consideration for protection. The Gulf South continues to be a premier sacrifice zone for the United States of America. […]