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Indigenous Environmental Network

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The Willow Master Development Plan, a massive and harmful plan for fossil fuel development in Northern Alaska, has a commenting period that opens up after judge rules in favor of plaintiffs against the Plan. We need YOU to send in comments to help STOP this plan for happening in order to Protect the Arctic and its stewards from further harm. Keep reading to learn more and how to comment

Visit silainuat.org/protect-teshekpuk for more talking points, graphics for social media, videos, and more.

The public is requested to comment on Willow Master Development Plan, urging the Bureau of Indian Affairs to stop the project.

The public is requested to comment on Willow Master Development Plan, urging the Bureau of Indian Affairs to stop the project.

Massive Project

The remote project location would necessitate huge investments in new fossil fuel infrastructure. As proposed, the Willow project would include up to five drill pads with up to fifty wells on each pad, an extensive permanent gravel road system that will connect back to existing industrial infrastructure, hundreds of miles of pipelines and water-intensive ice roads, 1-2 airstrips, and a new Central Processing Facility that will catalyze more oil projects and significant additional unnecessary carbon pollution.

How you can comment

Online through BLM’s website (click to go to website)

By mail:

222 W. 7th Avenue, Stop #13
Anchorage, Alaska 99513

Still have questions? Contact us or go to your website for more guidance on how to comment. silainuat.org/protect-teshekpuk

About Indigenous Environmental Network

Established in 1990, the Indigenous Environmental Network is an international environmental justice nonprofit that works with tribal grassroots organizations to build the capacity of Indigenous communities. Indigenous Environmental Network’s activities include empowering Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources, the health of both our people and all living things, and to build economically sustainable communities.

Learn more here: ienearth.org.

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