Argument: Federal tax revenues would increase as as a result of drilling in the ANWR

Issue Report: Oil Drilling in Arctic Wildlife Refuge


  • “Top Ten Reasons to Support Drilling in the ANWR” – “2. Revenues to the State and Federal Treasury Federal: Revenues would be enhanced by billions of dollars from bonus bids, lease rentals, royalties and taxes. Estimates on bonus bids for ANWR by the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Interior for the first 5 years after Congressional approval are 4.2 billion dollars.”


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