Willow Project Praised, Questioned

Nov 10, 2020

The Doyon Drilling Rig 141 working at the ConocoPhillips Willow prospect on the eastern edge of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
Credit Judy Patrick / ConocoPhillips

The Bureau of Land Management's decision late last month to allow a new oil and gas project in the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska (NPRA) has drawn praise from Alaska's congressional delegation, and questions from native and environmenal groups about the decision-making process.

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