Argument: Drilling in ANWR would risk major oil spills and environmental harm

Issue Report: Oil Drilling in Arctic Wildlife Refuge


  • Audubon Society 11/2006 – “In the North Slope oil fields in Alaska, several hundred spills occur every year and, in some cases, the results can be catastrophic…Spills cause long-term damage to bird populations and habitat.”
  • Save the ANWR – “Spills of oil products and hazardous substances happen every single day”

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