President Obama Faces Critical Decision in Arctic Offshore Leasing Program

President Obama’s Administration must produce a Five Year Off-Shore Leasing Plan. At the moment, the draft plan contains proposed leases for the Arctic and Gulf. While all public lands and waters should be placed off-limits for oil and gas leasing, protecting the Arctic is especially important for that fragile environment and to avoid contributing to climate change. This is a top priority campaign for CorpEthics and the groups we work with, and it’s something the president can and should do before leaving office. Check out this editorial by Jamie Williams at