Despite Shutdown, Trump Administration Continued Effort To Expand Alaska Oil Drilling

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Overflowing trash cans and vandalism in national parks managed by the Interior Department have become a symbol of the ongoing partial government shutdown. The agency has announced it is taking what it calls the "extraordinary step" of using money from entrance fees to pay for cleanup. But, despite the shutdown, the Trump administration is continuing work on one of Interior's biggest, most controversial priorities: opening up more Arctic lands in Alaska to oil drilling. The Bureau of Land Management, an agency under the Interior, has gone ahead with a series of public meetings on its effort to...

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