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Some places are just Too Wild To Drill. Together we can protect them.

What if we destroyed some of the best wild places in America for short-lived commercial gains?

Right now, our last remaining wild places are under tremendous threat from pressures for oil, gas and mineral extraction on public lands. Americans depend on these unique wild lands for their way of life. Energy companies already have more leases than they can use — of the 27 million acres currently under lease to oil and gas companies, more than half are sitting idle. Likewise, the coal industry already has 20 years of reserves under lease.

Right now, our last remaining wild places are under tremendous threat from pressures for oil, gas and mineral extraction on public lands. Some places are just Too Wild To Drill — together we can protect them.

What drilling and mining does

Well pads and roads permanently scar the landscape, disrupting wildlife
Mining releases dangerous chemicals into the environment, harming communities
Haze, toxic chemicals and dust pollute the air and water

Help us protect these threatened sites

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Tell your Congress member to oppose any drilling in the Arctic Refuge

Against the desires of the American people, the Trump administration is trying to auction off Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the oil industry. Please click below to be connected with your Congress member and tell them to oppose any attempt to drill in the Arctic Refuge.

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Photo Credits
Appalachian Trail © Mason Cummings, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge © Florian Schulz, Badger-Two Medicine © TonyBynum.com, Bears Ears National Monument © Mason Cummings, Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness © Brian O'Keefe, Chihuahuan Desert Rivers © Gosia Allison-Kosior, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument © Mason Cummings, Greater Grand Canyon Watershed © Jessica Pope, Green River Valley © Michael Sulis, Mojave Trails National Monument © Mason Cummings, North Fork of the Gunnison © Jim Brett, Northern Red Desert © Kathy Lichtendahl, Owyhee Desert Sagebrush © Scott Moore, Friends of Nevada Wilderness, Paradise Valley © William Campbell, Wayne National Forest © Rebecca Pollard