Big Win for Environmentalists: Another Loss for Bush & Oil Barons
Fantastic news! Late last night, after months of intense pressure from millions of pro-environment activists like you, the House leadership dropped its plan to allow oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as part of the budget bill.
Arctic National Wildlife RefugeIn the end, they were forced to retreat after some 22 courageous Republican congressmen stood their ground and promised to vote against their own party's budget if it sacrificed America's greatest wildlife refuge. With every single Democrat also opposing the budget, the leadership blinked.