PBS NewsHour

Biden approves controversial oil drilling project in Alaska

Clip: 03/13/2023 | 4m 44s  | Video has closed captioning.

The Biden administration officially approved a controversial oil drilling project in Alaska known as Willow. It is expected to produce some 600 million barrels of crude oil over the next three decades. Supporters hail the energy and jobs it would create while opponents say it would accelerate emissions and the climate crisis. Liz Ruskin of Alaska Public Media joined Amna Nawaz to discuss.

Aired: 03/13/23

Rating: NR

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