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Julie Hill-Gabriel on “Water Resources Development Acts: Status of Implementation and Assessing Future Needs.”

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Statement of Julie Hill-Gabriel  Vice President for Water Conservation  National Audubon Society  Washington, DC    Before the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure,   Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment  “Water Resources Development Acts: Status of Implementation and Assessing Future Needs.”    Chair Napolitano, Ranking Member Westerman, and Members of the Subcommittee, thank you for […]

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Bill to Protect Arctic Refuge Advances

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On May 1st, the House Natural Resources Committee approved legislation to restore protections to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, moving one step closer towards ensuring the Refuge remains a sanctuary for birds and other wildlife. The Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act (HR 1146), introduced by Congressmen Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), […]

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White House Ramps Up Plan to Drill in The Arctic Refuge; Audubon Calls It “Inexplicable”

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(Washington, D.C. &ndash December 20, 2018) Around the eve from the one-year anniversary from the tax act that opened up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling, The Bureau of Land Management released its draft ecological impact statement (EIS) when preparing to have an gas and oil lease purchase in 2019 inside the ecologically sensitive […]

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