15 State AGs Join Arctic Refuge Drilling Fight

Law360 (September 9, 2020, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Fifteen state attorneys general and several Native American tribes on Wednesday sued the U.S. Department of the Interior over its approval of a plan for oil and gas drilling in a pristine section of Alaska, saying there was an insufficient review of the environmental consequences.

The states, led by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, say the new plan will lead to "irreparable" damage to roughly 1.6 million acres in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. They said the plan conflicts with the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act, among other federal laws, because it "unlawfully prioritized" oil and...

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