House votes to block drilling in Arctic refuge Print
Written by The Hill Press   
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:18

arctic-tundraWASHINGTON, D.C. - The House on Thursday passed legislation that would block drilling along the shoreline of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).

The 225-193 vote in favor of the bill, which follows the passage of two offshore drilling bans on Wednesday, sends a signal to Senate Republicans and the White House, who have said the climate change-focused legislation has no future in the upper chamber or as a law.

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