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Media Type: Article - Recent
Publication Info: Environment & Energy Report
Date of Publication: August 14
Year of Publication: 2020
Publication City: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Bloomberg Law
Author(s): Bobby Magill
Climate change is poised to thaw and undermine the soil beneath ConocoPhillips’ proposed Willow oil drilling project on Alaska’s North Slope, making its rigs and roads vulnerable to the same global warming the project will be aggravating.
The project will be so vulnerable to climate change that ConocoPhillips plans to use chillers to keep the Arctic tundra frozen beneath its roads and oil drilling pads, according to the Bureau of Land Management’s environmental review of the plan published Thursday.
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