Biden admin dumps Alaska oil drilling project started under Trump that was slated to create thousands of jobs

ChildofLight

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The Biden administration this week formally abandoned a major oil and gas drilling project in northern Alaska that would have bolstered America's energy independence and resulted in the creation of thousands of jobs.

The Department of the Interior declined on Monday to file an appeal of a federal district court decision that blocked the project, known as the Willow Master Development Plan, in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska, the Daily Caller reported.

The project, which was being developed by the Texas-based oil and gas firm ConocoPhillips, was slated to produce as much as 160,000 barrels of oil per day to the Trans Alaska Pipeline System, according to Must Read Alaska. The increase would have provided a 32% boost to the throughput of the pipeline, which is currently averaging less than 500,000 barrels per day.

Project summary documents show the project would have "generate[d] hundreds of direct jobs and thousands of construction jobs, and produce[d] substantial revenue for the federal government, State of Alaska, North Slope Borough, and communities in the NPR-A."

The multibillion-dollar project was greenlit by the Bureau of Land Management under the Trump administration in 2020. But after President Joe Biden's election victory, environmentalist groups sued to stop the project.

In August, U.S. District Court Judge Sharon Gleason voided the project's approval, citing a failure by the bureau to adequately review the project's greenhouse gas emissions, which she concluded would ultimately harm wildlife.

Interestingly, the Biden administration initially voiced support for the project and appeared ready to move forward with it despite the environmental concerns. But ultimately, the deadline for appealing Judge Gleason's ruling came and went on Monday without an appeal, effectively killing the project.

Jeremy Lieb, an attorney for the environmental group Earthjustice, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, said in a statement that he is pleased with the Biden administration's change of course.

"We are glad to see that President Biden is taking positive steps in his commitment toward a cleaner energy future. However we are facing a dire climate emergency, and we hope that he continues to align Western Arctic management with climate imperatives and protect it from all new oil and gas activity," Lieb said.

"I think the administration is realizing that defending Willow is utterly at odds with the president's promises of climate action. To protect our planet's future, Biden needs to halt this huge oil project for good and move quickly to phase out drilling in our increasingly vulnerable Arctic," added Kristen Monsell, an attorney at the Center for Biological Diversity, another plaintiff in the suit.

The Willow project had been backed by the entire congressional delegation from Alaska — which includes Republican Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Republican Rep. Don Young.

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mattfivefour

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If is clear that this current administration does not care two hoots about America or its people. It cares only about trying to implement its socialist, globalist philosophy. What happens to Americans in the process is immaterial. The powers that be figure the result will be worth the cost; a cost that none of THEM will actually bear.
 

daygo

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If is clear that this current administration does not care two hoots about America or its people. It cares only about trying to implement its socialist, globalist philosophy. What happens to Americans in the process is immaterial. The powers that be figure the result will be worth the cost; a cost that none of THEM will actually bear.
So true Matt, with Australia and its coal as well its going to be bumpy.
 

depserv

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Any look at Biden's career as a political hack makes one thing clear: he is not doing these things in spite of the harm they cause to the country, but because of it. And he still has three years to go, so as the saying goes, you ain't seen nuthin' yet.

So I will keep bringing up something that seems to have been forgotten about: he was not elected; he was placed in office illegally by massive voter fraud, followed by certification of an election those who voted to certify it knew was fraudulent (and if they didn't know, their ignorance was willful). There is still an effort underway to decertify this election, and other efforts being made to do further investigation. These efforts are all being opposed by Democrats and their RINO enablers; this gives the effort greater credibility, since if they really believed that the election was legitimate they would welcome audits, just to shut people like me up and so they could say I told you so.

A big effort is still underway led by Arizona state senator Wendy Rogers, and not surprisingly there is also an effort to discredit her and her effort. She has over a hundred state senators from other states signed onto her effort. But there should be several times that many. If enough members of the political class joined the effort the election could be decertified, and the damage being caused by Biden could be brought to an end. It would not take very long then for Trump to reverse the damage done by Biden.

But this isn't happening, and it probably won't, because most people have given up. They think the Biden coup can not be put down so we just have to live with it. Their belief that nothing can be done is why nothing is being done, making it a self fulfilling prophecy. And that self fulfilling prophecy could be the dagger thrust that becomes America's coup de grace.

This giving up is a result of massive demoralization. So remember that the liberal press is the most powerful and sophisticated psychological warfare machine the world has ever known, and demoralization is a common strategy of psychological warfare. The machine coordinates its efforts with our corrupt political class, and the one-two punch still has America reeling, while the enemy moves to finish us off.

So do not let yourselves be demoralized. Join the effort. Ask all of your elected representatives if they are signed onto the effort to decertify the election, and if they're not, why aren't they? And if they do not give you a satisfactory answer, now is the time to get them replaced on the ballot for the next election with loyal Americans who will work to end this insanity.
 

Rocky R.

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If is clear that this current administration does not care two hoots about America or its people. It cares only about trying to implement its socialist, globalist philosophy. What happens to Americans in the process is immaterial. The powers that be figure the result will be worth the cost; a cost that none of THEM will actually bear.
Nobody in politics can be stupid enough to believe these kinds of lies and think that policies like what they're doing can be good for the people. It's a concerted, deliberate effort to destroy the United States and Christian civilization so they can have their one-world under Antichrist. They might not bear the financial burden that will be imposed on us, but we will not bear the judgment that will be enacted on them.
 

GHoe

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I see all the above posts and I couldn't agree more. It's even easy to get angry about it all and the destruction this administration and the powers that be are wreaking on this once great nation.

But I can't help but sense that this is God's will manifesting itself. How did Biden get into office ? (While highly debatable) it was God's will. (End of story) How is Biden getting away with wreaking havoc on this country in so many ways ? God is allowing it...

While Biden's (and his master's) decision making, may negatively impact our lives, and may be down right destructive to households and people who are losing their livelihoods. I have to look at this all from a perspective I can only imagine the Holy Spirit is inspiring.

Many of you know silver is refined through immense heat to bring out its impurities. If this immense heat the "Biden administration" is bringing to this nation's people helps refine them and bring masses closer to God, how can all that is happening be ridiculed ?

I have to believe that if it gets bad enough, there will be a great many who get on their knees and pray, seeking Jesus and possibly a revival occurring.

The flesh in me and likely many says, but there must be another way. Right ? If we can only decertify the 2020 election.. What if we win more seats in 2022.. What if Trump or Dessantis win in 2024..

The reality is I don't think there is another way to bring people to God. This nation has been steering off course for a long time and MAYBE God has seen enough. I also tend to see Trump (or similar) winning in 2024 as more of an obstacle to God than an usher (to some).

My personal belief is that if Trump or some other right wing leader were to become president, they may restore some comforts and some morals to this nation but I can't help but think it could be at the cost of the unsaved revering the man instead of the creator (maybe even some Christians). Jeremiah 17:5-6 says "Cursed is that man"

If these truly are the end times.. If the rapture is as imminent as many (including myself) truly believe, then we should embrace the Word of God in Isaiah 55:8-9 (God's ways and thoughts are above ours) and walk out the Word of God in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. (Praise God in ALL circumstances)

Then we can give glory to God through Matthew 5:13-16 (being the salt and the light)
 

soundingthealarm

Fleethewrath2come
I see all the above posts and I couldn't agree more. It's even easy to get angry about it all and the destruction this administration and the powers that be are wreaking on this once great nation.

But I can't help but sense that this is God's will manifesting itself. How did Biden get into office ? (While highly debatable) it was God's will. (End of story) How is Biden getting away with wreaking havoc on this country in so many ways ? God is allowing it...

While Biden's (and his master's) decision making, may negatively impact our lives, and may be down right destructive to households and people who are losing their livelihoods. I have to look at this all from a perspective I can only imagine the Holy Spirit is inspiring.

Many of you know silver is refined through immense heat to bring out its impurities. If this immense heat the "Biden administration" is bringing to this nation's people helps refine them and bring masses closer to God, how can all that is happening be ridiculed ?

I have to believe that if it gets bad enough, there will be a great many who get on their knees and pray, seeking Jesus and possibly a revival occurring.

The flesh in me and likely many says, but there must be another way. Right ? If we can only decertify the 2020 election.. What if we win more seats in 2022.. What if Trump or Dessantis win in 2024..

The reality is I don't think there is another way to bring people to God. This nation has been steering off course for a long time and MAYBE God has seen enough. I also tend to see Trump (or similar) winning in 2024 as more of an obstacle to God than an usher (to some).

My personal belief is that if Trump or some other right wing leader were to become president, they may restore some comforts and some morals to this nation but I can't help but think it could be at the cost of the unsaved revering the man instead of the creator (maybe even some Christians). Jeremiah 17:5-6 says "Cursed is that man"

If these truly are the end times.. If the rapture is as imminent as many (including myself) truly believe, then we should embrace the Word of God in Isaiah 55:8-9 (God's ways and thoughts are above ours) and walk out the Word of God in 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18. (Praise God in ALL circumstances)

Then we can give glory to God through Matthew 5:13-16 (being the salt and the light)
Well said. I try and remind myself that is has to happen, in order for the NWO to increase, freedom will decrease (Where the Spirit of the Lord is there is Freedom) and THAT Is the very thing Satan and all his minions/leaders are at war against and at some point God is going to allow for a time for them to REAP all their hard work and thankfully as we are heading toward that time, the Goodness of God is leading many to repentance/faith in Jesus Christ.

I also remind myself that those who are leading the free fall, are actually just in the driver seat of Titanic AFTER having struck an iceberg, they think they are heading towards a global utopia when in fact they are heading toward a time they will be begging for the rocks to crush them to hide themselves from the Wrath of the Lamb (Rev 6). And of course even worse, everlasting punishment.

In the meantime, as the Lord tarries we believers can stand upon His promises and I'm confident we ALL will be able to testify "I was young and now I'm old, but I have never saw the righteous forsaken or their children begging for bread."
 

Belle of Grace

Longing for Home
I also remind myself that those who are leading the free fall, are actually just in the driver seat of the Titanic AFTER having struck an iceberg, they think they are heading towards a global utopia when in fact they are heading toward a time they will be begging for the rocks to crush them to hide themselves from the Wrath of the Lamb (Rev 6). And of course even worse, everlasting punishment.

In the meantime, as the Lord tarries we believers can stand upon His promises, and I'm confident we ALL will be able to testify "I was young and now I'm old, but I have never saw the righteous forsaken or their children begging for bread.
Amen! :scoregood
 
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